Feb 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

Collaborative Piano (M.M.)


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

The Master of Music in Collaborative Piano curriculum is designed for pianists who wish to refine their ensemble performance skills. The curriculum provides a foundation of studies in performance and interpretation supported by a knowledge base in historical and analytical areas.

Program Outcomes

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

  • demonstrate musicianship in rehearsal and performance settings;
  • perform in a variety of instrumental and vocal chamber music settings;
  • demonstrate a knowledge of music theory and music history;
  • demonstrate knowledge of solo and chamber music literature; and
  • demonstrate the ability to research and write.

Degree Requirements

The degree requirement is 30 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).

Students must present balanced recital programs of chamber and art song repertoire totaling 55 minutes of music. The student has the option of including a portion of memorized solo repertoire on one of the two required graduate recitals.

Course and Credit Requirements


  • APAC 502 Applied Accompanying Credit(s): 4 (two semester sequence)
  • APAC 602 Applied Accompanying Credit(s): 4 (two semester sequence)
  • *
  • MUPP 640 Master’s Performance Recital Credit(s): 2 * (a second completion)
  • Music Theory electives Credit(s): 4
  • Music Literature electives Credit(s): 6
  • Electives Credit(s): 5
  • A maximum of four credit hours of ensemble may be applied toward degree elective requirements
  • Comprehensive Examination- Pass/Fail

Total: 30 credits


*Minimum grade of “C” required.

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