Curriculum - Woodwind Studies

Woodwind Studies Curriculum Master's

 

The Woodwind Studies offers a Master's of Music in Performance and an Advanced Certificate for Post-Master's students:
M.M. in Music Performance and Composition with Concentration in Music Performance: Total 36 pts

Advanced Certificate Curriculum: Total 30 pts
(Applications for Advanced Certificate available through the Music Education program)


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

CORE
6 points  (two from the following by advisement)

6 points

Research
MPAME-GE 2021 Music Reference and Research Materials 3
Aesthetics
MPATC-GE 2046 Music Criticism 3
Theory/Literature
MPATC-GE 2200 Seminar in Music Theory 3
Performance Practice
MPATC-GE 2073 Music in the Classical Era 3

AREA OF CONCENTRATION – MUSIC PERFORMANCE

18 points

Applied Instrument or Voice9
MPAPS-GE 2334 Private instruction in applied instrument 3
Ensemble6
  Various Ensemble, Chamber Music, Orchestra 1 to 3
Repertoire Class (required each semester)3
  Section 013. Flute and Piano Repertoire 0 to 3
  Section 014. Clarinet and Piano Repertoire 0 to 3
  Section 028. Double Reed and Piano Repertoire 0 to 3

GUIDED ELECTIVES
from the following sample of courses by advisement

8–16 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 2039 Contemporary Music 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
MPAME-GE 2035 Technological Trends in Music Education 3
MPATC-GE 2042 Psychology of Music 3
MPATE-GE 2047 Advanced Computer Music: Synthesis and Composition 3
MPAME-GE 2096 Advanced Instrumental Conducting 3
  Internship in the Music Industry 1 to 3

TERMINAL EXPERIENCE

3 points

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

TOTAL POINTS REQUIRED

36 POINTS

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Baccalaureate in Music Performance or equivalent
Successful completion of exams in Music Theory, Aural Training, and Music History and any required remedial classes resulting from those exams
SAHS-GE 2003 New International Student Seminar
(Required of all 1st semester International Students)
0



Advanced Certificate Curriculum: Total 30 pts

CORE
6 points  (two from the following by advisement)

6 points

Principals of Pedagogy3
MPAME-GE 2139 Basic Concepts in Music and Music Education 3
Technology in Education
(one from the following)
3
MPAME-GE 2035 Technological Trends in Music Education 3
MPAME-GE 2056 Problems in Music Education: Computer Assisted Instruction 3

AREA OF CONCENTRATION – MUSIC PERFORMANCE

18 points

Applied Instrument9
MPAPS-GE 2334 Private instruction in applied instruments 3
Ensemble9
  Various Ensemble, Chamber Music, New Music, Orchestra, Repertoire classes 1 to 3

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

3 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

TERMINAL EXPERIENCE

3 points

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

TOTAL POINTS REQUIRED

30 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