Music, Performance Concentration (M.A.)

The M.A. program in Performance focuses nurturing each musician's technical and artistic growth in preparation for a professional career. The auditioning student must demonstrate outstanding ability on his or her instrument, and be highly motivated toward high standards of achievement. Students must give at least two recitals and perform in a variety of ensembles.

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

Program Requirements

Required Courses
Select 12 credits from the following: 112
Applied Music I
Applied Music II
Applied Music I
Applied Music II
Applied Music I
Applied Music II
Applied Music I
Applied Music II
Applied Music I
Applied Music III
Applied Music IV
Applied Music III
Applied Music IV
Applied Music III
Applied Music IV
Applied Music III
Applied Music IV
Applied Music II
MUCP 511Musical Style and Analysis3
MUCP 512Music Systems of Analysis and Composition3
MUHS 604Seminar in Historical Research3
Electives in Music History or Literature
Select 8 credits from the folllowing:8
Selected Topic in Music I
Selected Problems in Music History and Analysis
Performance Practice in the Baroque Era
Performance Practice in the Classical Era
Modern Music
Development of the Opera I
Development of the Opera II
Independent Study in Music History and Literature
Independent Study Music History and Literature
Seminar in Historical and Theoretical Studies
Electives in Music
Select 3 credits of approved Music Electives. (MUPR 539 must be taken as a co-requisite for MUPR 533 Opera Workshop).3
Recital Requirements
Select 2 recitals, each to include at least 60 minutes of music for an audience. See GPC for Recital Requirements.
MUPR 695Graduate Recital0
Culminating Experience
Select one of the following options:0
Comprehensive Examination
In the term that you will sit for exam, register for the section which matches your major & advisor. Successfully pass exam.
Comprehensive Examination
Lecture/Demo/Paper
With permission of the GPC and Area Coordinator, present a lecture/demonstration and submit a 15-page written document.
Total Credits32
1

For Vocal majors: MUPR 540 required as a co-requisite for each semester of applied study.