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BM in Music Performance: Organ Emphasis
(78 hours)



This is a limited-enrollment program requiring departmental admissions approval. Please see the college advisement center for information regarding requirements for admission to this emphasis.

The bachelor of music degree in performance prepares the student for professional work as a performer, a studio teacher, or a combination of both. Some will pursue advanced work on the graduate level to prepare for a performance career or college teaching.

Program Requirements    |    View MAP

  1. See the college advisement center for the application procedure for official acceptance into a specific degree program.
  2. Complete the following lower-division music core courses:
  3. Complete one course from the following:
  4. Complete eight hours of the following:
      MUSIC 260R : Performance Instruction. (.5-2:1:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MUSIC 260R : Performance Instruction. (.5-2:1:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: Music major status.
      DESCRIPTION: Private instruction and studio class.
      NOTE: From one to four hours of daily practice. Fee.

      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Woodwinds.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Harpsichord.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Organ.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Voice.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Trumpet.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Horn.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Trombone.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Tuba.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Percussion.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Piano.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Violin.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Viola.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Cello.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Harp.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Flute.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Oboe.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Clarinet.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Bassoon.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Saxophone.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Synthesizer.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Euphonium.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Brass and Percussion.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Strings.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: String Bass.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Guitar.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Contemporary Voice.
      Course Outcomes



  5. Complete four hours of the following:
  6. Complete six hours of the following:
      MUSIC 460R : Performance Instruction. (1.5-3:1:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MUSIC 460R : Performance Instruction. (1.5-3:1:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: Major in performance; jury approval.
      DESCRIPTION: Advanced private instruction and studio class.
      NOTE: From three to five hours of daily practice. Fee.

      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Trombone.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Voice.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Trumpet.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Horn.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Tuba.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Harpsichord.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Organ.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Percussion.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Piano.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Violin.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Viola.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Cello.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Harp.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Flute.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Oboe.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Clarinet.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Bassoon.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Saxophone.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Euphonium.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Woodwinds.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Brass and Percussion.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Strings.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Conducting.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: String Bass.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Performance Instruction: Guitar.
      Course Outcomes



  7. Complete one hour of Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles (see General Information) each semester for four semesters. The Category 2 ensemble Music 344R may substitute for two of these four hours, but the two hours must be in consecutive fall and winter semesters.
  8. Complete the following upper-division music core courses:
  9. Complete one course from the following:
  10. Complete the following:
  11. Complete two hours of the following:
      MUSIC 470R : Keyboard Teaching Practicum. (1:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      MUSIC 470R : Keyboard Teaching Practicum. (1:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      PREREQUISITE: Completion of required pedagogy class or instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Applying pedagogical principles to teaching.

      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Keyboard Teaching Practicum: Piano.
      Course Outcomes
                 
      : Keyboard Teaching Practicum: Organ.
      Course Outcomes



  12. Complete the following:
  13. Complete one course from the following:
  14. Present a juried recital (Music 249) during the sophomore year. A juried senior recital (Music 449) is also required.

    Recital: Enroll in 249 (0.0 credit hours) or 449 (1.0 credit hour) for the semester during which a recital is to be presented. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate performance instruction is required. A prerecital hearing is required at least three weeks before juried recitals. Contact the Harris Fine Arts Center Scheduling Office (D-359, south lobby of Pardoe Theatre) for further information.

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