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MM, Instrumental Performance

Percussion Studies Graduate Curriculum

Master of Music in Instrumental Performance with a Focus on Percussion Studies: 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: Percussion Studies
18 points

MPAPS-GE 2111

Applied Instrument or Voice

9

 

Chamber or Large Ensemble

6

MPAGC-GE 2087

NYU Orchestras (3 semesters)

 

MPAPS-GE 2131

Percussion Ensemble - Jonathan Haas (3 semesters)

Variable

MPAPS-GE 2131

NYU Steel - Josh Quillen (3 semesters)

Variable

MPAPS-GE 2131

Percussion Chamber Music Ensemble - Simon Boyar (by advisement)

Variable

MPAPS-GE 2131

African Gyil and Percussion Ensemble - Valerie Naranjo (by advisement)

Variable 

MPAPS-GE 2221

Contemporary Music Ensemble - Jonathan Haas (by advisement)

Variable

MPAPS-GE 2151

Percussion Laboratory - Jonathan Haas (3 semesters)

Variable

MPAPS-GE 2132

NYU Percussion Quartet Coaching - Josh Quillen (by advisement)

Variable

MPAPS-GE 2131

NYU Audition (Spring Semester) - Jason Haaheim

Variable

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

MPASS-GE 2121 Colloquy in Music (assessed public recital and related research paper) 3

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