May 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Performance, Organ 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, [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: 13.5 credits

2nd Year – Fall

Total: 15 credits

2nd Year – Spring

Total: 15.5 credits

3rd Year – Fall

Total: 3 credits

Total: 15 credits

3rd Year – Spring

Total: 16.5 credits

4th Year – Fall

Total: 14 credits

4th Year – Spring

Total: 14 credits

Degree Total: 120 credits

*Minimum grade of “C” required.

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

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