May 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Performance, Piano Applied Emphasis (B.M.)


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Vocal: Kathryn Green, Professor of Music
Ruebush Hall, Room 238, (540) 665-4556, [email protected]

Instrumental: Timothy Roberts, Professor of Music
Armstrong Hall, Room 18B, (540) 665-5566, t[email protected],

Keyboard: John O’Conor, Distinguished Artist-in-Residence and Professor of Music
Ruebush Hall, Room 212, (540) 665-4628, [email protected]

The Bachelor of Music in Performance curriculum is designed for the exceptionally talented performer seeking a career as a concert artist. Exacting standards are required for such a career and performance students should plan to continue study at the graduate level.

Program Outcomes

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

  • design, develop and complete collaborative projects appropriate to their discipline and career goals;
  • perform diverse repertoire with advanced levels of musicianship in solo and ensemble settings;
  • integrate knowledge of music theory, musical analysis and historical musical developments into the preparation and performance of repertoire; and
  • demonstrate entrepreneurial and technological skills required for the 21st Century classical performer.

Course and Credit Requirements


1st Year – Fall


Total: 16.5 credits


1st Year – Spring


Total: 12.5 credits


2nd Year – Fall


Total: 15.5 credits


2nd Year – Spring


Total: 15.5 credits


3rd Year – Fall


Total: 16.5 credits


3rd Year – Spring


Total: 3 credits

Total: 16 credits


4th Year – Fall


Total: 15.5 credits


4th Year – Spring


Total: 12.5 credits


Degree Total: 120.5 credits


*Minimum grade of “C” required.

(ALT) Offered on alternating schedule; consult with advisor.

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