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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Music, Music Performance Concentration, Vocal Option, B.M.


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(Leading to the Bachelor of Music Degree)

Music Performance


Admission to the Performance option is by recommendation of the studio instructor. Students in this option select an emphasis in Composition, Instrumental, Jazz, Music Business, Piano or Vocal Performance.

Students majoring in any Performance option must:

  1. Enroll for private study in the major performing medium each semester of full-time residency. Four semesters of private study must be at the 3000 level.
  1. Participate each semester in the Ensemble of Record specific to the student’s instrument:
  Lower Division (Freshman and Sophomore)
  1. Piano: Concert Choir, University Bands or University Orchestra
  2. Strings: University Orchestra
  3. Voice: Concert Choir or Chorale
  4. Wind/Percussion:
    Fall – Marching Band
    Spring – Symphony Band or Concert Band as assigned by audition
 

Upper Division (Junior and Senior)

NOTE: Composition and Music Business option students follow the Lower Division Ensemble of Record requirement throughout their curriculum.  Vocal option students in the Upper Division will enroll in at least one ensemble per semester from the table below as assigned by their advisors.  Enrollment in a minimum of two (2) ensembles per semester is required of Upper Division Performance majors in the Instrumental, Jazz and Piano options as follows:

  1. Piano: The appropriate major ensemble (instrumental or vocal) plus Chamber Music as assigned by the piano coordinator.
  2. Strings: University Orchestra and Chamber Music
  3. Voice: Chorale or Concert Choir
  4. Wind/Percussion:
    • Jazz: Jazz Ensemble plus Symphony Band or Wind Ensemble
    • All other non-Jazz: Wind Ensemble (Fall) and Symphony Band (Spring) plus University Orchestra or Bryan Symphony Orchestra, or Jazz Ensemble as assigned by the advisor
  1. Perform as a soloist in public recital during both the Junior and Senior years and, at the discretion of the studio instructor, participate each semester in either studio or departmental recital.
  1. Attend seven (7) recitals or concerts during each semester of full-time residency.
  1. Satisfy the proficiency examinations in piano, harmony, aural techniques and sight singing.

 

Curriculum


Total: 33


Total: 32


Junior Year


Total: 33


Senior Year


Total: 22


Note:


1 This course not included in 120-hour curriculum.

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