Master of Music in String Performance
To produce graduates who are prepared for any or all of the following, depending on their accomplishments and goals:
- service as teachers and performers within their local and regional communities.
- undertaking the establishment of a professional career via auditions, competitions, and further performance experiences.
- beginning doctoral studies in performance and/or pedagogy.
|INST 501-503: Graduate Applied Strings||12|
|INST = instrument code, chosen from appropriate course codes|
|PERF 585: One Graduate Recital (see Final Project)||0|
|MUS 557: Graduate Chamber Music||2|
|MUS 54X: Graduate Ensemble||2|
|The student must enroll in an appropriate major ensemble each semester of residence, with or without credit, in consultation with the directors of choral and instrumental activities.|
|Other Studies in Music|
|MHS 520: Research and Bibliography||2|
|MUS 501: Graduate Assistants' Forum||0|
|Required of all graduate assistants; open to, but not required of, all other graduate students|
|Choose from among the following:||6|
|Choose one music history course and one theory course.|
|MHS 590: Seminar in Music History (topics vary by semester) (3 credits)|
|MHS 595: Special Topics in Music History (3)|
|MTH 567: Systems of Analysis and Contemporary Art Music (3)|
|MTH 566: Advanced Orchestration (3)|
|MTH 558: Sixteenth Century Counterpoint (3)|
|MTH 563: Form and Analysis (3)|
|MTH 475: Synthesizer/Computer Applications (3)|
|MTH 595: Special Topics in Music Theory (3)|
|MHUM 501: Seminar: Music, Worship and Culture in Christian Perspective||3|
|Music courses* numbered 500** or above.||5|
|*No credit hours of ensemble may count as music elective hours toward the degree. Total ensemble within the degree program may not exceed 4 credits, including a maximum of 2 in chamber ensemble.|
|**A limited number of music courses numbered 400 or above may also be taken as electives with the approval of the graduate advisor.|
The student must perform one full solo recital. The student must submit recital programs and concert program notes.