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BM in Music Performance: Vocal Emphasis
(76 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 vocal performance degree program prepares students for professional work as performers and studio teachers. The degree includes a strong pedagogy emphasis, including supervised teaching. Many students in this program continue their studies on the graduate level to further prepare for a performing career or college teaching.

Program Requirements    |    View MAP   |    View Program Outcomes

  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 8 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



  4. Complete eight hours of the following:
  5. Complete one hour of ensemble each semester for eight semesters, including 2-6 hours from Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles (see General Information) and 2-6 hours of the following Category 2 ensembles:

  6. Complete the following upper-division music core courses:
  7. Complete one course from the following:
  8. Complete the following:
  9. Complete eight hours from the following:
  10. Pass a juried junior recital (Music 349) and a juried senior recital (Music 449).

    Recital: Enroll in 349 (0.0 credit hours) or 449 (1.0 credit hour) for the semester during which a recital is to be presented. Concurrent enrollment in Music 360R 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.


Recommended Electives

Students intending to enter graduate school in voice should complete:



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