Music Performance

Minor Code - U133

This minor in Performance is intended for the student who has a particular interest in preparing for performing or teaching a particular instrument or voice. The minor focuses on making music with special emphasis on applied lessons and ensemble experiences. The increased interest of society today in the arts is creating many new opportunities for the professional musician and for the private music teacher. Performance areas include: band or orchestra instrument, guitar, flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion, violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano, and voice.
 

A successful audition with the School of Music is required for entrance into the program.

Applied Music 8 hours from the following (audition or consent required for placement)8
Applied Lessons for Minors
Music Ensembles 4 hours from the following courses: (audition or consent required for placement)4
Band: Wind Symphony
Band: Symphonic
University Choral Union
Orchestra
Introduction To Opera Theatre
University Choir
University Choir: Concert
Chamber Music: Brass
Chamber Music: Piano-4 Hand
Chamber Music: Woodwind
Chamber Music: Vocal
Chamber Music: Mixed Ensemble
Chamber Music: Mountaineer Singers
Chamber Music: New Music
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Brass Choir
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other-Vocal Accompaniment
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Chamber Music: Other
Collegium Musicum
Chamber Music: Percussion 1
Chamber Music: Percussion 2
Chamber Music: Large Jazz Ensemble 1
Chamber Music: Large Jazz Ensemble 2
Chamber Music: Jazz Small Group
Chamber Music: Jazz Small Group 2
Chamber Music: Jazz and Ethnic
Chamber Music: Jazz Vocal Ensemble
Chamber Music: Jazz Other
Chamber Music: Jazz Vocal Ensemble
Chamber Music: Gamelan
Chamber Music: Steel Band 1
Chamber Music: African
Chamber Music: Brazilian
Chamber Music: Ethnic
Chamber Music: Taiko
Music Theory and/or Music History/Literature 4 hours from the following courses:4
Fundamentals of Music
Introduction to Music
Great Composers in Performance
Twentieth Century American Pop Music
Music in the Modern Age
Introduction to History of Jazz
Music in World Cultures
Introduction to Music Listening
Aural Theory 1
Written Theory 1
Aural Theory 2
Written Theory 2
History of Western Musical Traditions 1
Introduction to Jazz Improvisation
Advanced Jazz Improvisation
Music of Africa
Music Electives2
Total Hours18