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BACHELOR OF MUSIC WITH A CONCENTRATION IN PERFORMANCE (BM)

The Bachelor of Music in Performance requires approximately 74-80 credit hours in music and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements
See GENERAL EDUCATION section of this catalog.

B. Required Music Courses
MUS 123 Written Theory I 3 cr.
MUS 124 Written Theory II 3 cr.
MUS 233 Written Theory III 3 cr.
MUS 234 Written Theory IV 3 cr.

MUS 123A Ear Training I 1 cr.
MUS 124B Ear Training II 1 cr.
MUS 233A Ear Training III 1 cr.
MUS 234B Ear Training IV 1 cr.

MUS 305 Music History I 3 cr.
MUS 306 Music History II 3 cr.
MUS 309 Introduction to Music Technology 3 cr.
MUS 399A Conducting I 3 cr.
MUS 450R Guided Field Experience in Research 1-3 cr.

8 ensemble credits from the following:
MUS 202/302 Marygrove College Chorale 1 cr.
MUS 211/311 Chamber Singers 1 cr.
MUS 204A,B Foundations of Ringing I, II 1 cr.

C. Applied Music
Students are required to select an applied music emphasis within each concentration. Details regarding required number of private study within each applied music emphasis may be found below.

D. Concentration
Additional requirements are specified for each area of concentration within music. Details regarding required courses within each applied music emphasis may be found below.

FOR GUITAR PERFORMANCE CONCENTRATION – PLEASE CONTACT THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT FOR MORE INFORMATION

ORGAN PERFORMANCE
Minimum 21 credits of Private Organ Lessons*

MUS 401 Arranging/Orchestration 3 cr.
MUS 410 Hymn Playing, Anthem and Soloist Accompaniment 2 cr.
MUS 333 Organ Improvisation 2 cr.
MUS 491 Independent Study in Organ Repertoire 1-3 cr.

* Organ performance majors must complete MUS 421O prior to the senior recital (MUS 496)

** Junior Recital may take place during any 300-400 level applied lesson course, as determined by instructor. Major approvals must be successfully completed prior to the scheduling of the junior recital.

PIANO PEDAGOGY

Minimum 16 credits of Private Piano Lessons*

MUS 351 Piano Pedagogy I 3 cr.
MUS 352 Piano Pedagogy II 3 cr.
MUS 445 Keyboard Literature 3 cr.
MUS 450P Practicum in Teaching Piano 3 cr.

* Piano Pedagogy majors must complete MUS 321P in order to fulfill graduation requirements.

PIANO PERFORMANCE

Minimum 21 credits of Private Piano Lessons*

MUS 308 or 309 Accompanying or Piano Ensemble 3 cr.
MUS 351 Piano Pedagogy 3 cr.
MUS 401 Arranging/Orchestration 3 cr.
MUS 443A Analytical Techniques 3 cr.
MUS 445 Keyboard Literature 3 cr.

* Piano performance majors must complete MUS 421P prior to the senior recital (MUS 496)

** Junior Recital may take place during any 300-400 level applied lesson course, as determined by instructor. Major approvals must be successfully completed prior to the scheduling of the junior recital.

VOICE PERFORMANCE

Minimum 20 credits of Private Voice Lessons (MUS 110-423V)*

8 credits of Piano Lessons (MUS 110P-220P)

MUS 107 Introduction to Diction 1 cr.
MUS 207 Advanced Diction for Singers I 2 cr.
MUS 301 Lyric Theatre (2 credits total) 1 cr.
MUS 335 Vocal Pedagogy 3 cr.
MUS 365 Vocal Literature 3 cr.
FRE 151 Elementary French II 3 cr.
DAN 254 Movement for Singers and Actors 2 cr. or similar course
MUS 496 Senior Recital/Seminar 4 cr. (approx. 50 mins of music)

* Voice performance majors must complete proficiency level MUS 421V prior to the senior recital (MUS 496)

** Junior Recital may take place during any 300-400 level applied lesson course, as determined by instructor. Major approvals must be successfully completed prior to the junior recital.

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