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Music Performance: Piano (BM) *

Music Bachelors BM

Variable Credit Min

76.5

Variable Credit Max

77.5

Major Academic Plan

Title

Performance Preparation

Learning Outcome

Prepare performances at the highest possible level, including continual increase in technical proficiency, and gain a working knowledge of standard repertoire.

Title

Performance Practice

Learning Outcome

Demonstrate command of performance practice from the major stylistic periods as appropriate to the instrument/voice.

Title

Music Pedagogy

Learning Outcome

Understand and apply the principles of music pedagogy, as demonstrated in private lessons and masterclasses.

Program Requirements

Requirement 1 — Complete 12 Courses

Lower-division music core courses:

course - Aural Skills 1 1.0

course - Aural Skills 2 1.0

course - Music Theory 1 3.0

course - Music Theory 2 3.0

course - Sight Singing 1 0.5

course - Sight Singing 2 0.5

course - Aural Skills 3 1.0

course - Aural Skills 4 1.0

course - Music Theory 3 3.0

course - Music Theory 4 3.0

course - Sight Singing 3 0.5

course - Sight Singing 4 0.5

Requirement 2 — Complete 1 of 2 Courses

course - Instrumental Conducting Techn 2.0

course - Choral Conducting Techniques 2.0

Requirement 3 — Complete 8 hours

course - Piano - You may take up to 8.0 credit hours 0.5v

Requirement 4 — Complete 4 hours

course - Piano - You may take up to 4.0 credit hours 0.5v

Requirement 5 — Complete 6 hours

course - Piano - You may take up to 6.0 credit hours 1.5v

Requirement 6 — Obtain confirmation from your advisement center that you have completed the following:

Complete one hour of ensemble each semester for six semesters, including 2-4 hours from Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles and 2-4 hours from Category 2 ensembles (see MAP).

Complete 1 hour of ensemble each semester for six semesters (determined by the student's major instrumental teacher or by choral audition - not by the student). (A) complete 2 or 4 hours from Category 1 Approved Large Ensembles (see MAP) AND (B) complete 2 or 4 hours from Category 2 Music 344R (each 2 hours of 344R must be taken in consecutive fall and winter semesters).

Requirement 7 — Complete 4 Courses

Upper-division music core courses:

course - Survey of Music Literature 1 2.0

course - Survey of Music Literature 2 2.0

course - Survey of Music Literature 3 2.0

course - Form and Analysis 3.0

Requirement 8 — Complete 1 of 2 Courses

course - World Music 2.0

course - History of Jazz 2.0

Requirement 9 — Complete 8 Courses

course - Survey of the Great Pianists 0.5

course - Keyboard Fdns 1 2.0

course - Keyboard Fnds 2 2.0

course - Comm Engage & Lead in Music 2.0

course - Keyboard Pedagogy 2.0

course - Piano Pedagogy 2.0

course - Piano Literature 2.0

course - Piano Literature 2.0

Requirement 10 — Complete 2 hours

course - Keyboard Teaching Practicum - You may take up to 2.0 credit hours 1.0

Requirement 11 — Complete 2 hours

course - Basic Organ Skills 2.0

course - Organ - You may take up to 2.0 credit hours 0.5v

Requirement 12 — Complete 3 hours

course - Organ Tech & Lit - You may take up to 2.0 credit hours 2.0

course - Organ - You may take up to 2.0 credit hours 0.5v

course - Jazz Styles & Analysis 3.0

course - Counterpoint 3.0

course - Jazz Arranging 3.0

course - 16th-Century Counterpoint 3.0

course - Score Analysis 2.0

Requirement 13 — Complete 1 Requirement

Recitals:

Present a juried recital (Music 249) during the sophomore year. A juried senior recital (Music 449) is also required.

Enroll in Music 249 (0.0 credit hours) or 449 (1.0 credit hour) for the semester during which a recital is to be presented. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate performance instruction is required. A prerecital hearing is required at least three weeks before juried recitals. Contact the Music Scheduling Office for further information.

Requirement 13.1 — Complete 2 Courses

course - Sophomore Recital 0.0

course - Senior Recital 1.0

Note: Students must register for 449 before applying for graduation.

APPENDIX A: See Ensemble Requirement

Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles

course - Men's Chorus - You may take four times 1.0

course - Women's Chorus - You may take four times 1.0

course - Concert Choir - You may take four times 1.0

course - University Singers - You may take four times 1.0

course - Symphonic Band - You may take four times 1.0

course - Wind Symphony - You may take four times 1.0

course - Symphony Orchestra - You may take four times 1.0

course - Philharmonic Orchestra - You may take four times 1.0

Category 2: Other Approved Ensembles

course - Baroque Ensemble - You may take four times 1.0

course - Jazz Combos - You may take four times 1.0

course - YA Show Band - You may take four times 1.0

course - Jazz Ensemble - You may take four times 1.0

course - Synthesis - You may take four times 1.0

course - Jazz Legacy Band - You may take four times 1.0

course - Keyboard in Ensemble - You may take four times 1.0

course - Musical Theater Accomp - You may take four times 1.0

course - String Chamber Music - You may take four times 1.0

course - Woodwind Chamber M - You may take four times 1.0

course - New Music Ensemble - You may take four times 1.0