Music Major, Performance Concentration (Voice 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.     

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
MUPR 200Vocal Coaching 10
Performance Practicum
Course must be completed a minimum of 8 times.4
Performance Practicum for Performance Majors
Sophomore/Junior Recital
MUPR 295Sophomore Recital1
or MUPR 395 Junior Recital
Senior Recital
MUPR 495Senior Recital1
Secondary Piano
MSSN 101Keyboard Musicianship I1
MSSN 102Keyboard Musicianship II1
MSSN 203Keyboard Musicianship III1
MSSN 204Keyboard Musicianship IV1
Course must be completed a minimum of 8 times.4
Montclair State University Chorale
Collegium Musicum
Course must be completed a minimum of 2 times.1
Collegium Musicum
Opera Workshop
Course must be completed a minimum of 3 times.1.5
Opera Workshop 2
Ensemble Elective
Select 2 credits from the following: 22
Montclair State University Chorale
Montclair State University Singers
Opera Workshop
Collegium Musicum
Chamber Ensemble Performance
Jazz Ensemble
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
History and Literature/World Music
History and Literature
MUHS 307Music in Time, Place and Ideas: Up to 17003
MUHS 308Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1700-18903
MULT 230Vocal Repertory from Monody to Mozart2
MULT 231The 19th Century Song: Lied and Melodie2
MULT 232The 20th Century Art Song2
MUPR 130Introduction to Diction: English and Italian1
MUPR 131Diction Overview: German and French1
MUHS 407Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present3
or MUHS 409 Honors - Music in Time, Place and Ideas: 1890 to Present
World Music
MUHS 106Diverse Worlds of Music3
Additional Requirements
MTTH 132Acting for the Singer I0.5
MUPR 335Elementary Conducting2
MUPR 441Pedagogy Of The Voice3
MUTC 101Music and Computer Technology I3
Required Collateral Courses
FREN 101Beginning French I3
FREN 112Beginning French II3
GERM 101Beginning German I3
GERM 102Beginning German II3
ITAL 101Italian I3
ITAL 102Italian II3
Total Credits105