Jan 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Performance, Guitar Applied Emphasis (B.M.)


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Vocal: Kathryn Green, Professor of Music
Ruebush Hall, Room 238, (540) 665-4556, kgreen@su.edu

Instrumental: Timothy Roberts, Professor of Music
Armstrong Hall, Room 18B, (540) 665-5566, troberts3@su.edu,

Keyboard: John O’Conor, Distinguished Artist-in-Residence and Professor of Music
Ruebush Hall, Room 212, (540) 665-4628, joconor@su.edu

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: 16.5 credits


2nd Year – Fall


Total: 15 credits


2nd Year – Spring


Total: 14 credits


3rd Year – Fall


Total: 3 credits

Total: 16 credits


3rd Year – Spring


  • APGT 303 Applied Guitar Credit(s): 3 *
  • MUEN Ensemble Credit(s): 2
  • Credit(s): 3 (ALT)
  • Credit(s): 0.5
  • Credit(s): 1 *
  • MU** Music Elective(s) Credit(s): 2 (may include content, performance or skill-based instruction; may not include applied study)
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  • MU** Music Elective Credit(s): 1 (may include content, performance or skill-based instruction; may not include applied study)
  • or

  • Credit(s): 1 (required if assigned)
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  • Open Conservatory Elective(s) Credit(s): 3 (may include any music, theatre or dance courses where prerequisites have been met; may not include applied study)

Total: 15.5 credits


4th Year – Fall


Total: 13 credits


4th Year – Spring


Total: 13.5 credits


Degree Total: 120 credits


*Minimum grade of “C” required.

^Piano Proficiency Examination offered.

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

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