Nov 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Performance (M.M.)


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Instrumental: Jan Wagner, Professor of Music
Armstrong Hall, Room 19; (540) 665-1291; [email protected]

Keyboard: Ieva Jokubaviciute, Assistant Professor of Music
Ruebush Hall, Room 200; (540) 665-4640; [email protected]

Organ: Tom Mitts, Associate Professor and Director of Organ and Church Music
Ruebush Hall, Room 140; (540) 665-4633, [email protected]

Voice: Fotina Naumenko, Associate Professor of Music
Ruebush Hall, Room 210; (540) 665-4544; [email protected]

The Master of Music in Performance curriculum is designed to develop skills in performance and interpretation, supported by a knowledge base in historical and analytical areas.

Program Outcomes

Students completing the Master of Music in Performance degree will be able to:

  • demonstrate musicianship in solo performance;
  • perform a variety of repertoire;
  • perform in a variety of settings;
  • demonstrate knowledge of music theory and music history; and
  • demonstrate the ability to research and write.

Degree Requirements

The degree requirement is 30 to 31 credit hours and an overall grade point average of 3.0.  Students must have two successful completions of MUPP 640 Master’s Performance Recital (two credits each).

Course and Credit Requirements


All Applied Majors


Vocal Major Requirements:


Note:


A minimum of three semesters language study at the undergraduate or graduate level is required for all entering master’s students in Voice Performance: one semester each of French or German with an additional semester of either language. Deficiencies in this area will be identified in the initial transcript analysis by the associate dean for faculty and academic affairs.

Keyboard Major Requirements:


  • Music Literature electives Credit(s): 6
  • Electives Credit(s): 5
  • Keyboard majors may include up to four credits of ensemble.

Instrumental Major Requirements:


  • Music Literature electives Credit(s): 6
  • Ensemble Credit(s): 6
  • Instrumental majors in band or orchestral instruments must register for three semesters of performance in large ensembles.

Woodwind Doubling Requirements:


AP__ 502 Applied Major - Major 2
AP__ 502 Applied Major - Major 2
AP__ 602 Applied Major - Secondary one 2
AP__ 602 Applied Major - Secondary two 2
*A solo performance is required at the undergraduate level.
MUPP 640** Graduate Performance Recital - Major 2
MUPP 640** Graduate Performance Recital (both secondary) 2

Total Vocal and Keyboard Majors: 30 credits


Total Instrumental Majors: 31 credits


*Minimum grade of “C” required.

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