Master of Music in Performance

Graduate Curriculum

MASTER OF MUSIC: PERFORMANCE Candidate must complete a total of 33 credits, of which 15 must be in the private instruction area, including a principal performance medium; 9 or 12 credits in supportive graduate courses, ensembles, and Graduate Seminar; and 6 or 9 credits in ensembles and/or free elective courses.

Each candidate must also pass the Expository Writing Examination, present a qualifying recital and a final recital of works approved by the private instructor. After completing all other course work, the candidate must pass an Oral Comprehensive Examination, given by a panel of the student's Graduate Studies instructors.

Master of Music in Performance: Instrumental33 credit hours

Major area

MUxx-xxx    Private Instruction 5 credits (three semesters)

Total Major Area----------------------------------------------15 credits

 

Supportive Courses in Music

MUSC-300 Graduate Seminar 3 credits

MUxx-xxx   Graduate History Elective 3 credits

MUSB-351 Graduate Analysis 3 credits

Total Supportive Courses in Music---------------------------9 credits

 

Electives

MUxx-xxx Ensemble Electives       3 credits

MUxx-xxx Free Electices 6 credits

Total Academic Electives--------------------------------------9 credits

Additional Requirements

Graduate Expositiory Writing Exam- 0 credits

Qualifying Recital- 0 credits

Graduate Recital- 0 credits

Oral Comprehensive Examination- 0 credits

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Master of Music in Performance: PIANO33 credit hours

Major area

MUSE-311-321    Graduate Piano Major 5 credits (3 semesters)

Total Major Area-----------------------------------------------15 credits
 

Supportive Courses in Music

MUSC-300 Graduate Seminar 3 credits

MUSE-371 Graduate Piano Literature I 3 credits

MUSE-372 Graduate Piano Literature II 3 credits

MUSB-351 Graduate Analysis 3 credits

Total Supportive Courses in Music---------------------------`12 credits

 

Electives

MUxx-xxx Free Electices 6 credits

Total Electives-------------------------------------------------6 credits

Additional Requirements

Graduate Expositiory Writing Exam- 0 credits

Qualifying Recital- 0 credits

Graduate Recital- 0 credits

Oral Comprehensive Examination- 0 credits

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Master of Music in Performance: VOICE33 credit hours

Major area

MUSG-311-321    Graduate Voice Major 5 credits (3 semesters)

Total Major Area-----------------------------------------------15 credits

 

Supportive Courses in Music

MUSC-300 Graduate Seminar 3 credits

MUSE-371 Graduate Solo Vocal Literature 3 credits

MUSB-351 Graduate Analysis 3 credits

Total Supportive Courses in Music---------------------------`9 credits

 

Electives

MUxx-xxx Free Electices 9 credits

Total Electives-------------------------------------------------9 credits

Additional Requirements

Graduate Expositiory Writing Exam- 0 credits

Qualifying Recital- 0 credits

Graduate Recital- 0 credits

Oral Comprehensive Examination- 0 credits

Coordinators

Liana Valente, D.M.A., Coordinator - Classical Voice

Charles Timbrell, D.M.A., Coordinator - Classical Piano

Fred Irby, III, M.M.Coordinator - Instrumental Music

Performance Faculty

Classical Voice: Valerie K. Eichelberger, Gregory Hopkins

Classical Piano: Karen Walwyn

Instrumental Music: Michael Bunn, Jeffrey Koczela, Sais Kamalidiin, Gerard Kunkel, Joseph Lovinsky, Timothy Macek, Drew Owen, Richard Reed, William Richards, Paul Schultz, Uri Wassertzug, Tia Wortham, Charlie Young, III