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Department of Music

College of Arts & Sciences

This degree program is designed for those seeking certification as public school band and orchestra directors.

For a complete list of degree requirements, please refer to the online catalog for the Bachelor of Music Degree, Instrumental/General Music Education Concentration.

Note the following:

Performance Requirement: All music education majors must perform a 30-minute half recital. This may be completed once they have reached Applied Level III.

Sight Reading Proficiency: Music majors must successfully pass two sight-reading proficiency examinations. This is taken as part of the end of semester jury examination as part of the advancement from Applied Level I to Applied Level II and from Applied Level II to Applied Level III.

Piano Proficiency: All music majors are required to meet minimum proficiency levels on piano. Beginning with the first semester of residence, music majors must enroll for piano study either through group keyboard classes for through private lessons and continue every semester until the piano proficiency examination is passed.

Recital Attendance: All music majors are required to attend a minimum number of recitals in designated performance areas. CLICK HERE for a complete list of requirements.

Ensemble: Performing experience in ensembles is a vital part of the training of all musicians. Thus, all Bachelor of Music concentrations require participation in an ensemble every semester of full-time enrollment.

 

This degree program is designed for those seeking certification as public school choral directors.

For a complete list of degree requirements, please refer to the online catalog for the Bachelor of Music Degree, Vocal/General Music Education Concentration.

Note the following:

Performance Requirement: All music education majors must perform a 30-minute half recital. This may be completed once they have reached Applied Level III.

Sight Reading Proficiency: Music majors must successfully pass two sight-reading proficiency examinations. This is taken as part of the end of semester jury examination as part of the advancement from Applied Level I to Applied Level II and from Applied Level II to Applied Level III.

Piano Proficiency: All music majors are required to meet minimum proficiency levels on piano. Beginning with the first semester of residence, music majors must enroll for piano study either through group keyboard classes for through private lessons and continue every semester until the piano proficiency examination is passed.

Recital Attendance: All music majors are required to attend a minimum number of recitals in designated performance areas. CLICK HERE for a complete list of requirements.

Ensemble: Performing experience in ensembles is a vital part of the training of all musicians. Thus, all Bachelor of Music concentrations require participation in an ensemble every semester of full-time enrollment. 

 

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