BM in Performance - Instrumental Emphasis

Program Requirements

Course Title Hours
Applied Music
Chief performing medium24
Second performing medium (four semesters)4
General Music
MUSC 127
MUSC 129
Theory I
and Aural Skills I
MUSC 128
MUSC 130
Theory II
and Aural Skills II
MUSC 227
MUSC 229
Theory III
and Aural Skills III
MUSC 228
MUSC 230
Theory IV
and Aural Skills IV
MUSC 523Form And Analysis2
MUSC 56118th Century Counterpoint2
MUSC 641Orchestration2
History and Literature of Music
MUSC 113Music in Context3
MUSC 334History of Music I3
MUSC 335History of Music II3
Select one of the following:3
3 credit hours of upper-division electives in music history or literature
World Music
MUSP 307Instrumental Conducting2
MUSP 651Advanced Conducting and Score Reading2
Ensembles 1, 210
Music courses2
Select one of the following:2
String Pedagogy: Violin and Viola
Woodwind Pedagogy
Brass Pedagogy
Percussion Pedagogy
Special Topics in Music (for all other instrumental BM majors)
MUSP 300Junior Recital0
MUSP 400Senior Recital0
Recital Attendance
MUSP 105Recital Attendance (specified number of recitals per semester for four smstr.)0
Total Credit Hours80

Note: All music majors must pass a piano proficiency examination.

Applied Learning

Students in the BM in performance - instrumental emphasis program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by completing a recital (MUSP 300 and MUSP 400) in their junior and senior year.