Music Major, Performance Concentration (Keyboard Primary) (B.Mus.)

The B.Mus. program in Performance focuses on the mastery of technical skills, broad solo and ensemble experience, and the nurturing of artistic growth to help students reach their full potential.

For further information: Cali School of Music; Academic Program Information

Program Requirements

Students must complete 22 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.     

Theory/Aural Skills
MUCP 101Theory I3
MUCP 102Theory II3
MUCP 103Aural Skills I1
MUCP 104Aural Skills II1
MUCP 201Theory III3
MUCP 202Theory IV3
MUCP 203Aural Skills III1
MUCP 204Aural Skills IV1
MUCP 303Theory V-Counterpoint3
MUCP 304Theory VI-Orchestration3
MUCP 310Keyboard Harmony I1
MUCP 311Keyboard Harmony II1
Applied Music
MUAP 121Applied Music I2
MUAP 122Applied Music II2
MUAP 223Applied Music III2
MUAP 224Applied Music IV2
MUAP 345Applied Music V4
MUAP 346Applied Music VI4
MUAP 447Applied Music VII4
MUAP 448Applied Music VIII4
Select three of the following:6
Applied Music (Additional Instrument) I
Applied Music (Additional Instrument) II
Applied Music (Additional Instrument) III
Applied Music (Additional Instrument) IV
Performance Practicum
Course must be completed a minimum of 11 times.5.5
Performance Practicum for Performance Majors
Recitals
Sophomore/Junior Recital
MUPR 295Sophomore Recital1
or MUPR 395 Junior Recital
Senior Recital
MUPR 495Senior Recital1
Ensembles
Choir
Course must be completed a minimum of 6 times.3
Montclair State University Chorale
Collegium Musicum
MUEN 140Collegium Musicum0.5
Chamber Ensemble
Select 2.5 credits from the following:2.5
Montclair State University Singers
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Chamber Ensemble Performance
Jazz Ensemble
Ensemble Electives
Select 1 credit from the following:1
Montclair State University Chorale
Montclair State University Singers
Orchestra
Band
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Chamber Ensemble Performance
Jazz Ensemble
History and Literature
Keyboard Literature/Music History
MUHS 307Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 17003
MUHS 308Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-18903
MUHS 407Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present3
MULT 201Keyboard Literature I2
MULT 202Keyboard Literature II2
Music Literature
Select two of the following:4
Vocal Repertory from Monody to Mozart
The 19th Century Song: Lied and Melodie
The 20th Century Art Song
World Music
MUHS 106Diverse Worlds of Music3
Conducting
MUPR 335Elementary Conducting2
Additional Requirements
MUPR 436Piano Pedagogy I2
MUTC 101Music and Computer Technology I3
Select 1.5 credits of Major Electives from the list (see below)1.5
Total Credits97

Major Electives

Select any music course not previously used in major.

MUAP 111Applied Music I1
MUAP 112Applied Music II1
MUAP 121Applied Music I2
MUAP 122Applied Music II2
MUAP 141Applied Music I4
MUAP 142Applied Music II4
MUAP 213Applied Music III1
MUAP 214Applied Music IV1
MUAP 223Applied Music III2
MUAP 224Applied Music IV2
MUAP 243Applied Music III4
MUAP 244Applied Music IV4
MUAP 315Applied Music V1
MUAP 316Applied Music VI1
MUAP 325Applied Music V2
MUAP 326Applied Music VI2
MUAP 345Applied Music V4
MUAP 346Applied Music VI4
MUAP 417Applied Music VII1
MUAP 418Applied Music VIII1
MUAP 427Applied Music VII2
MUAP 428Applied Music VIII2
MUAP 447Applied Music VII4
MUAP 448Applied Music VIII4
MUCP 101Theory I3
MUCP 102Theory II3
MUCP 103Aural Skills I1
MUCP 104Aural Skills II1
MUCP 122Advanced Music Theory and Aural Skills for Musical Theatre2
MUCP 201Theory III3
MUCP 202Theory IV3
MUCP 203Aural Skills III1
MUCP 204Aural Skills IV1
MUCP 241Musical Composition2
MUCP 245Private Study in Composition I2
MUCP 246Private Study in Composition II2
MUCP 250Jazz Theory3
MUCP 303Theory V-Counterpoint3
MUCP 304Theory VI-Orchestration3
MUCP 305Aural Skills V1
MUCP 306Aural Skills VI1
MUCP 310Keyboard Harmony I1
MUCP 311Keyboard Harmony II1
MUCP 320Guitar Fingerboard Harmony I1
MUCP 321Guitar Fingerboard Harmony II1
MUCP 340Structural Analysis2
MUCP 345Private Study in Composition III2
MUCP 346Private Study in Composition IV2
MUCP 355Jazz Arranging3
MUCP 405Selected Topics in Theoretical Studies1
MUCP 412Electronic Music Composition2
MUCP 415Theory Pedagogy2
MUCP 445Private Study in Composition V3
MUCP 446Private Study in Composition VI3
MUCP 460Manuscript Preparation2
MUCP 499Independent Study In Music Theory/Composition1-4
MUED 105Instrumental Techniques: Strings I1
MUED 106Instrumental Techniques: Strings II1
MUED 132Marching Band Techniques1
MUED 200Introduction to Music Education2
MUED 201Practicum in Music Education I1
MUED 202Practicum in Music Education II1
MUED 203Foundations of Music Education3
MUED 301Laboratory Ensemble0.5
MUED 304Instrumental Techniques: Brass I1
MUED 305Instrumental Techniques: Brass II1
MUED 306Percussion Instruments1
MUED 307Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds I1
MUED 308Instrumental Techniques: Woodwinds II1
MUED 320Music Classroom Methods I3
MUED 321Music Classroom Methods II3
MUED 336Teaching of Elementary/Middle School Instrumental Music3
MUED 419Choral Methods3
MUED 420Instrumental Methods3
MUED 435Conducting for Music Educators2
MUED 499Independent Study in Music Education1-4
MUEN 100Montclair State University Chorale0.5
MUEN 101Montclair State University Singers0.5
MUEN 110Orchestra0.5
MUEN 120Band0.5
MUEN 130Opera Workshop0.5
MUEN 140Collegium Musicum0.5
MUEN 162Electronic Music Ensemble0.5
MUEN 170Chamber Ensemble Performance: West African Drum and Dance Ensemble0.5
MUEN 171Balkan Music Ensemble0.5
MUEN 180Chamber Ensemble Performance0.5
MUEN 190Jazz Ensemble0.5
MUGN 109Introduction to Jazz3
MUGN 120Rap and Rock as Cultural Phenomena3
MUGN 150Influence of Afro-American Culture on Music3
MUGN 160Introduction to Music in World Cultures3
MUHS 106Diverse Worlds of Music3
MUHS 307Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 17003
MUHS 308Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-18903
MUHS 400Selected Topics in Music I3
MUHS 403Selected Topics in Music History3
MUHS 404Selected Topics in Music History3
MUHS 407Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present3
MUHS 408Problems in Music Historiography3
MUHS 409Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present3
MUHS 410Music of the 19th Century3
MUHS 411Genre, Style, Form3
MUHS 412Esthetics of Music3
MUHS 499Independent Study in Music History and Literature1-4
MULT 201Keyboard Literature I2
MULT 202Keyboard Literature II2
MULT 220Guitar Literature and Techniques I2
MULT 221Guitar Literature and Techniques II2
MULT 230Vocal Repertory from Monody to Mozart2
MULT 231The 19th Century Song: Lied and Melodie2
MULT 232The 20th Century Art Song2
MULT 276Instrumental Literature I2
MULT 277Instrumental Literature II2
MULT 301Jazz Literature I2
MULT 302Jazz Literature II2
MUPR 060Music Theatre Practicum1
MUPR 100Class Piano for the Non-Music Major3
MUPR 101Class Piano for the Non-Music Major II3
MUPR 103Voice Class for the Non-Music Major3
MUPR 105Modern Guitar Workshop3
MUPR 130Introduction to Diction: English and Italian1
MUPR 131Diction Overview: German and French1
MUPR 139Performance Practicum0
MUPR 140Performance Practicum for Performance Majors0.5
MUPR 199Opera Coaching0
MUPR 200Vocal Coaching0
MUPR 204Piano Accompanying2
MUPR 210Jazz Keyboard and Theory2
MUPR 255Problems of Performance3
MUPR 295Sophomore Recital1
MUPR 335Elementary Conducting2
MUPR 340Italian Repertory and Diction I1
MUPR 341Italian Repertory and Diction II1
MUPR 342French Repertory and Diction I1
MUPR 343French Repertory And Diction II1
MUPR 344German Repertory and Diction I1
MUPR 345German Repertory and Diction II1
MUPR 346English Repertory and Diction I1
MUPR 347English Repertory and Diction II1
MUPR 395Junior Recital1
MUPR 400Selected Topics in Music I1.5
MUPR 401Selected Topics in Music II1.5
MUPR 410Beginning Jazz Improvisation1
MUPR 411Jazz Pedagogy1
MUPR 429Choral Conducting2
MUPR 436Piano Pedagogy I2
MUPR 437Piano Pedagogy II2
MUPR 439Pedagogy I2
MUPR 441Pedagogy Of The Voice3
MUPR 461Project in Music I: Opera Production3
MUPR 471Commercial Musical Skills3
MUPR 485Senior Recital: Music Education0
MUPR 495Senior Recital1
MUPR 499Independent Study In Music Performance1-4
MUTC 101Music and Computer Technology I3
MUTC 102Music and Computer Technology II1
MUTC 103Introduction to Audio Technology in the Studio I1
MUTC 104Introduction to Audio Technology in the Studio II1
MUTC 200Independent Study in Computer Audio Technology1-2
MUTC 211Practicum in Audio Technology2
MUTC 299Independent Study in the Field of Audio Technology1-2
MUTC 400Independent Study in Computer Audio Technology1-4
MUTC 402Selected Topics in the Field of Audio Technology3
MUTC 499Independent Study in the Field of Audio Technology1-4
MUTH 100Introduction to Music Therapy2
MUTH 110Therapy and Observation Skills for Music Therapy2
MUTH 115Music Therapy Practicum I1
MUTH 200Methods and Materials in Music Therapy2
MUTH 205Music Therapy Practicum II1
MUTH 306Piano Accompanying Techniques for the Music Therapist1
MUTH 307Piano Improvisation for the Music Therapist1
MUTH 310Music Therapy with Children3
MUTH 315Music Therapy Practicum III1
MUTH 320Psychological Foundations of Music I3
MUTH 325Music Therapy Practicum IV1
MUTH 400Music Therapy Training Group1
MUTH 410Music Therapy with Adults3
MUTH 415Music Therapy Practicum V1
MUTH 420Psychological Foundations of Music II3
MUTH 425Music Therapy Practicum VI1
MUTH 430Guided Imagery and Music (GIM)1
MUTH 495Internship in Music Therapy1
MUTH 499Independent Study in Music Therapy0.5-4