Jul 18, 2018  
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Music: Performance


The performance concentration includes 15 hours in applied music study, ensemble participation, literature, and recital preparation; 12 hours of supportive courses in music distributed between two cognate areas; and 6 hours of elective courses. The course of study will be determined by the student in consultation with the graduate advisory committee and will be subject to the approval of the Graduate Coordinator and the Dean of the Graduate School.

Major Area Courses


Total: 15 hours


Additional Information and Notes


* See course descriptions for specific applied instruction course numbers.

Ensemble participation requirements may be fulfilled by participation in established Music Department ensembles or chamber music activities approved by the graduate advisory committee. Credit for either of these options is established through registration in Music 5000r.

The recital requirement consists of a full length solo recital on the UTC campus. The recital program must be submitted to the Graduate Committee in Music for approval at least one semester prior to that in which the recital will be given. The student will register for Music 5995r for the semester in which the recital is scheduled and will be subject to a prehearing by the Division Jury at least three weeks prior to the scheduled performance date.

Total: 6 hours


Total: 6 hours


Approved Electives: 6 hours


Conducting Option


In this option, conducting is the primary performing medium. The student must audition for Division Jury before admission, study conducting as the applied music area, and conduct a full-length recital.

Specific requirements of the conducting option:


1. Advanced Conducting


2. Applied Conducting


  • MUS 5630r - Applied Instruction: Conducting
  • Instead of private study on an instrument or voice, the student takes private conducting lessons covering repertoire preparation and selection, conducting technique, score and clef reading, score preparation, performance traditions and practice, etc.

3. Instrumental or Vocal Literature


4. Major Ensemble Conducting Assistant


  • MUS 5000r - Graduate Ensemble
  • In the second year of study, graduate conducting students are assigned as a conducting assistant for an appropriate large ensemble and enroll in that ensemble for credit.

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A typical program will include the following courses of study:


Total: 15 hours

Additional Information and Notes

*The conducting recital will consist of a full-length band, choral or orchestra program, to be supervised by the major conducting professor and approved by the Division Jury.

Cognate: Music History and Literature


Cognate: Music Theory, Composition and Analysis


Total: 6 hours

Approved Electives


Total: 6 hours