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BM in Music Performance: Combined Piano and Organ Emphasis
(77 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.

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  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 divided between piano and organ:
      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 eight hours of the following divided between piano and organ:
  6. Complete one hour of ensemble each semester for six semesters, including two or four hours from Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles (see General Information) and two or four hours of the Category 2 ensemble Music 344R; each two hours of 344R must be taken in consecutive fall and winter semesters.
  7. Complete the following upper-division music core courses:
  8. Complete one course from the following:
  9. Complete the following:
  10. 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



  11. Complete the following:
  12. Complete three courses from the following:
  13. 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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