Curriculum - Brass Studies

Brass Studies Curriculum Master's

 

M.M. in Music Performance and Composition with Concentration in Music Performance: Total 36 pts

CORE
6 points from two of the following by advisement

6 points

Research

MPAME-GE 2021

Music Reference and Research Materials

3

MPAJZ-GE 2271

Reference and Research in Jazz

3

MPAVP-GE 2066

Music Theatre: Process and Analysis

3

Music History/Literature

MPATC-GE 2151

Sonata in the 19th Century

3

MPATC-GE 2039

Contemporary Music

3

MPATC-GE 2046

Music Criticism

3

AREA OF CONCENTRATION – MUSIC PERFORMANCE

18 points

Applied Instrument or Voice

9

 

Various private instruction in applied instruments or voice

3

Ensemble

6

 

Various Ensemble, Chamber Music, Workshop, Repertoire classes

1-3

Performance Practice
(one from the following)

3

MPATC-GE 2091

Performance Practices

3

 

Principles and Appreciative Aspects of Performance Practice

3

MPATC-GE 2020

Advanced Orchestration

3

MPAJZ-GE 2273

Jazz Arranging Techniques I

3

MPAJZ-GE 2274

Jazz Arranging Techniques II

3

MPAVP-GE 2364

Vocal Coaching: Advanced

3

GUIDED ELECTIVES
9 points from the following sample of courses by advisement

9 points

**A “core” or “concentration” course that is not used to satisfy that category can be used as a guided elective

Music Theory

MPATC-GE 2200

Seminar in Music Theory

3

MPATC-GE 2127

Compositional Processes in the Symphony

3

MPATC-GE 2123

Analysis of Contemporary Practices

3

Music History/Literature

MPATC-GE 2440

Music in the Baroque Period

3

MPATC-GE 2073

Music in the Classical Era

3

MPATC-GE 2460

Music in the Romantic Period

3

MPATC-GE 2069

Opera in the Twentieth Century

3

Performing Arts Administration

MPAPA-GE 2130

Environment of Performing Arts Administration

3

MPAPA-GE 2131

Principles & Practices of Performing Arts Administration

3

Related Areas of Interest

MPATC-GE 2042

Psychology of Music

3

MPATE-GE 2047

Advanced Computer Music: Synthesis and Composition

3

MPAME-GE 2096

Advanced Instrumental Conducting

3

MPAVP-GE 2260

Various Opera and Music Theatre Workshops

1 - 3

 

Internship in the Music Industry

1 - 3

TERMINAL EXPERIENCE

3 points

MPATC-GE 2026 Colloquy in Music (assessed public recital and related research paper) 3

TOTAL POINTS REQUIRED

36 POINTS

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Baccalaureate in Music Performance or its academic equivalent

Successful completion of exams in Music Theory, Aural Training, and Music History and any required remedial classes resulting from those exams

Orchestra, an integral part of the program of study, is required by advisement