Nov 24, 2020  
Spring 2021 Update 
    
Spring 2021 Update

Music: Piano Performance Concentration, B.S.


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The Concentration in Piano Performance offers pianists an opportunity to obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to move forward in the field, whether in graduate school, as a piano pedagogue, or in other professional activities, such as working as a repetiteur, staff accompanist, church pianist, or music director.

General Education


All students must satisfy the University’s General Education requirements , in addition to the requirements for the major. Students completing the B.A. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences must also satisfy the University’s foreign language requirement. There is no University requirement for a foreign language for the B.A. degree awarded by other schools of the University or for other bachelor’s degrees such as the B.S. or B.F.A. 

Concentration Requirements (15 credits)


(9 credits)

Small Ensemble


( 6 Credits)

Junior Half-Recital


Junior Half-Recital Credits: 0.00

Note:


Concentrations are not required for major but they do provide training to students in preparation for graduate studies as well as professional activities outside of academia. A concentration in Piano Performance requires an additional 15 credits beyond the 46 credits for a B.S. in Music.

Semester Sequence


Degree: B.S.
Required GPA: 2.0
Credits Required for Major: 46
Credits Required to Graduate: 120

 
Requirements
Course Credits Freshmen Sophomore Junior Senior
    Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring Fall Spring
MUA (0195) 110 Theory & Harmony I 3              
MUA (0195) 111 Theory & Harmony II 3              
MUA (0195) 112 Aural Skills & Musicianship I 1              
MUA (0195) 113 Aural Skills & Musicianship II 1                
MUA (0195) 114 Keyboard Proficiency I 1                
MUA (0195) 115 Keyboard Proficiency II 1    ✓              
MUA (0195) 210 Theory & Harmony III 3              
MUA (0195) 211 Theory & Harmony IV 3              
MUA (0195) 212 Aural Skills and Musicianship III 1              
MUA (0195) 213 Aural Skills and Musicianship IV 1                
MUA (0195) 216 Keyboard Proficiency III 1                
MUA (0195) 217 Keyboard Proficiency IV 1        ✓          
MUA (0195) 310 Form and Analysis 3            
MUH (0196) 123 Music History I 3              
MUH (0196) 220 Music History II 3        ✓        
MUH (0196) 223 Music History III 3              
MUH (0196) 290 Arts & Creative Process 3                ✓
MUH (0196) 320 Music History IV 3              
Senior Recital 0              
Private Instruction1 0.5 All eight semesters (4 credits total)
Large Ensemble Performance2 0.5 All eight semesters (4 credits total)
1Students must register each semester for a .5 credit course in any of the following areas:
Piano, Brass, Guitar, String, Percussion, Harpsichord, Woodwind, Voice, Organ
2Students must register each semester for a .5 credit course in any of the following three large ensembles:
Symphony Orchestra, Chorale, Concert Band

 

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