Students choosing this concentration, upon recommendation of the faculty, demonstrate the highest levels of performance proficiency and capability. The Performance concentration requires a larger and more difficult amount of repertoire with added performance responsibilities. This degree sequence is intended for students who have the potential and are considering graduate study in their performance area. Detailed monitoring is done by the studio teacher with support from faculty within each division of the department.
Students are reminded to consult with their music department faculty advisor prior to each registration.
____ - MUSC 111 - (Comprehensive Musicianship I) (3)
____ - MUSC 121 - (Musicianship Skills I) (1)
____ - MUSC 112 - (Comprehensive Musicianship II) (3)
____ - MUSC 122 - (Musicianship Skills II) (1)
____ - MUSC 211 - (Comprehensive Musicianship III) (3)
____ - MUSC 221 - (Musicianship Skills III) (1)
____ - MUSC 212 - (Comprehensive Musicianship IV) (3)
____ - MUSC 222 - (Musicianship Skills IV) (1)
____ - MUSC 335 - (History of Music I) (4)
____ - MUSC 336 - (History of Music II) (4)
All music majors are required to demonstrate basic musicianship, performance ability on a major instrument and piano proficiency (if the major instrument is other than keyboard). Participation in a choral and/or instrumental ensemble is required of majors in all concentrations. All seniors successfully complete a final project as their concentration requires.
XXX Music Major Field Test. (0)
Required for graduation with a music major. Spring.
LESSONS: (8 SEMESTERS)
____ - MUSC 227 - (Applied lessons - first four semesters) (1)
____ - MUSC 337 - (Applied lessons - upper division) (2)
____ - Piano Proficiency - (If the major instrument is other than keyboard) (MUSC 114)
____ - Voice Proficiency - (Vocal performance majors must meet proficiency in one language - French, German, Italian, Spanish)
ENSEMBLES: (8 SEMESTERS)
____ - MUSC 230 - (Symphonic Band)
____ - MUSC 231 - (Wind Ensemble)
____ - MUSC 232 - (Chamber Choir)
____ - MUSC 233 - (Orchestra)
____ - MUSC 234 - (Men's Chorus)
____ - MUSC 235 - (Women's Choir)
____ - MUSC 237 - (Clarinet Ensemble)
____ - MUSC 238 - (Jazz Ensemble)
____ - MUSC 239 - (All College Choir)
____ - MUSC 240 - (Chapel Choir, Jazz Combo, String Chamber Music, Guitar Ensemble, Clarinet Choir, International Choir, Woodwind Ensemble)
____ - MUSC 241 - (Saxophone Quartet)
____ - MUSC 242 - (Brass Choir)
____ - MUSC 243 - (Percussion/Marimba Ensemble)
____ - MUSC 244 - (Gregorian Chant Schola)
SPECIAL STUDIES: (8 CREDITS)
____ - MUSC 327 (Music for the Liturgy) (4) OR
____ - MUSC 339-354
____ - MUSC 261 (Fiddle Class - prereq: MUSC 112 or consent of instructor)
Credits from 260, 316-326 are also accepted.
Pedagogical courses under the special studies program are recommended for this degree concentration.
Solo recitals in the junior and senior years are required