|Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher required.|
|Performance: Piano (four semesters at two credit hours each)||8|
|MUSC 647||Chamber Music: Piano||2|
|MUSC 689||Master's Recital (Vocal) *||2|
|MUSC 689||Master's Recital (Instrumental) *||2|
|MUSC 771||Music Research and Bibliography||3|
|Complete one Music Theory course and one Music History course from the following||5-6|
|Upper Division Composition|
|Analysis of Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Music|
|Analysis of Twentieth Century Art Music|
|Electronic Music-Digital Audio|
|Jazz and Commercial Music Harmony|
|Pedagogy of Theory|
|Compositional Techniques in Contemporary Music|
|Topics in Popular Music|
|Topics in the Study of Western Art Music|
|Topics in the History of Jazz|
|Topics in Music of Sub-Saharan Africa|
|Topics in Musics of the Americas|
|Topics in Musics of East Asia|
|Topics in Musics of South Asia|
|Topics in Gender and Sexuality in Music|
|Topics in Race and Ethnicity in Music|
|Topics in Musics of the Arab World|
|Music of Africa|
|Perspectives of Musicology and Ethnomusicology|
|Music Electives (no more than four hours in the major performance area)||7-8|
|Ensembles (two semesters) **||2|
|Comprehensive Oral Examination ***|
A representative public recital is required of candidates majoring in performance.
All candidates for the master of music degree are required to participate for credit for two semesters (or summer sessions) in a performing group which meets at least two clock-hours per week and which is selected with the advisor’s approval.
A general comprehensive oral examination must be passed by all candidates for the master of music degree.
Major Learning Outcomes
Students who earn graduate degrees in Collaborative Piano will develop:
- Advanced competencies in vocal and/or instrumental collaboration.
- Knowledge and skills in one or more fields of music outside the major such as theory, history, musicology, ethnomusicology, and performance.
- Knowledge of repertory and historical performance practices.
- Language diction competencies.
- Competencies in chamber music.