Master of Music in Performance

Fred Irby, III, M.M.Coordinator - Instrumental Music
Karen Walwyn, D.M.A.Coordinator - Classical Piano
Liana Valente, D.M.A.Coordinator - Classical Voice

Performance Faculty:
   
Instrumental Music: Michael Bunn, Jeffrey Koczela, Saïs Kamalidiin, Gerard Kunkel, Joseph Lovinsky, Timothy Maček, Drew Owen, Richard Reed, William Richards, Uri Wassertzug, Tia Wortham, Charlie Young, III
   Classical Piano: Stephen L. Gibson, Natalia Kazaryan
   Classical Voice: Valerie K. Eichelberger, Gregory Hopkins, Eric O. Poole


Degree Requirements

All students in the Master of Music in Performance degree program must choose to major in an orchestral instrument, classical piano or classical voice. Each has a unique curricular table (see below).

Candidate must complete a total of 35 credits, of which
     • 15 must be in the private instruction area, including a principal performance medium;
     • 9, 12 or 15 credits in supportive graduate courses, ensembles, and Graduate Seminar;
     • 3, 6 or 9 credits in ensembles and/or music elective courses;
     • 1 credit for the Graduate Expository Writing Examination; and
     • 1 credit for the Oral Comprehensive Examination, given by a panel of the student's Graduate Studies instructors after the student has completed all other course work.

A satisfactory Qualifying Recital is required at the end of the first year of study in order to remain in the program. Candidates for graduation must present a Graduate Recital of works approved by their private instructor.


Curricular Tables

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Master of Music in Performance
ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENT

35 Credit Hours
Effective 2020-08-15
v2021-04-22

  Credits
Major Area         

   MUxx-xxx  Graduate <Instrument> Major I
   MUxx-xxx  Graduate <Instrument> Major II
   MUxx-xxx  Graduate <Instrument> Major III

   Total Major Area Courses

5
5
5

15

Supportive Courses in Music  

   MUSB-351  Graduate Analysis
   MUSC-300  Graduate Seminar
   MUxx-xxx  Graduate History Elective

   Total Supportive Courses in Music

3
3
3

9

Electives  

   MUxx-xxx  Ensemble Electives
   MUxx-xxx  Music Electives

   Total Electives

3
6

9

Additional Requirements  

   MUSC-311  Graduate Expository Writing Examination
   MUSC-312  Oral Comprehensive Examination
   MUTO-311  Graduate Qualifying Recital
   MUTO-312  Graduate Recital

   Total Additional Requirements

1
1
0
0

2

 
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Master of Music in Performance
CLASSICAL PIANO

35 Credit Hours
Effective 2020-08-15
v2021-04-22

  Credits
Major Area         

   MUSE-311  Graduate Piano Major I
   MUSE-312  Graduate Piano Major II
   MUSE-321  Graduate Piano Major III

   Total Major Area Courses

5
5
5

15

Supportive Courses in Music  

   MUSB-351  Graduate Analysis
   MUSC-300  Graduate Seminar
   MUSE-371  Graduate Piano Literature I
   MUSE-372  Graduate Piano Literature II

   Total Supportive Courses in Music

3
3
3
3

12

Electives  

   MUxx-xxx  Music Electives

   Total Electives

6

6

Additional Requirements  

   MUSC-311  Graduate Expository Writing Examination
   MUSC-312  Oral Comprehensive Examination
   MUTO-311  Graduate Qualifying Recital
   MUTO-312  Graduate Recital

   Total Additional Requirements

1
1
0
0

2


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Master of Music in Performance
CLASSICAL VOICE

35 Credit Hours
Effective 2020-08-15
v2021-04-22

  Credits
Major Area         

   MUSG-311  Graduate Voice Major I
   MUSG-312  Graduate Voice Major II
   MUSG-321  Graduate Voice Major III

   Total Major Area Courses

5
5
5

15

Supportive Courses in Music  

   MUSB-351  Graduate Analysis
   MUSC-300  Graduate Seminar
   MUSG-257  Graduate Solo Vocal Literature
   MUSG-355  Graduate Voice Pedagogy
   MUSG-371  Graduate Opera Ensemble Workshop
   MUTL-311  Graduate University Choir I
   MUTL-312  Graduate University Choir II

   Total Supportive Courses in Music

3
3
3
3
1
1
1

15

Electives  

   MUxx-xxx  Music Electives

   Total Electives

3

3

Additional Requirements  

   MUSC-311  Graduate Expository Writing Examination
   MUSC-312  Oral Comprehensive Examination
   MUTO-311  Graduate Qualifying Recital
   MUTO-312  Graduate Recital

   Total Additional Requirements

1
1
0
0

2


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