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2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Performance, MM


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Minimum degree requirement is 30-38 s.h. as follows:

1. Core 14 s.h.:


2. Concentration area - 16-22 s.h.


(Students normally complete a single concentration; highly qualified students may complete two related concentrations, but only after acceptable auditions in both areas at the time of admission)

Accompanying


(14 s.h. core; 16 s.h. concentration):

Choral conducting


(14 s.h. core; 1464 s.h. concentration):

Candidates for this concentration must participate in at least one large ensemble each semester of residence and conduct a public performance of a major choral composition as a final project.

Other studies in music - 4 s.h.:


Electives - 3 s.h.


Instrumental conducting


(14 s.h. core; 16 s.h. concentration):

Audition repertoire will be chosen from the standard literature by the auditioning committee. Students must demonstrate keyboard proficiency at an acceptable level. Candidates for this degree must participate in at least one large ensemble each semester in residence and conduct a public performance of a major composition as a final project.

Other studies in music - 4 s.h.:


Electives - 3 s.h.


Jazz


(14 s.h. core; 18 s.h. concentration):

In addition to the recital required of all performance candidates at the masters level, jazz concentration students must complete at least one original jazz composition per semester. Students must perform in at least one large and one small ensemble each semester while in residence.

Other studies in music - 6 s.h.:


Electives - 2 s.h.


Piano, organ, voice, strings, wind instruments, or percussion


(14 s.h. core ; 16 s.h. concentration):

Students accepted in the voice performance concentration must demonstrate proficiency in French, German, and Italian with a minumum of 6 s.h. in each. This may be done by examination.  For students with identified deficiencies MUSC 1627, 1637, and 1647 will be required as remedial course work without credit.

Applied music - 8 s.h.:


  • MUSC 6_ _1
  • MUSC 6_ _2
  • MUSC 6_ _3-, or
  • MUSC 6_ _4

Electives - 3 s.h.


Pedagogy


(piano, string, or vocal.)

(14 s.h. core; 18-24 s.h. concentration):

Piano - 18 s.h.:


Candidates for the master of music in piano pedagogy must fulfill one of the following recital options while in residence at East Carolina University: full solo recital or lecture recital. The performance of recital works and the lecture portion of the lecture recital must be approved by departmental audition.

Applied music - 8 s.h.:

String (Suzuki) - 24 s.h.:


The required recital must include advanced repertoire from the Suzuki Violin School and supplementary literature. A student may qualify for registration with the Suzuki Association of the Americas after completing the degree requirements.

Vocal - 18 s.h.:


Applied music - 7 s.h.:

Other studies in music - 8 s.h.:

Electives - 3 s.h.

Sacred Music


(organ or choral conducting)

(14 s.h. core; 19-21 s.h. concentration):

Prior to enrollment, all students accepted into the sacred music program must take aural and keyboard skills proficiency examinations. Students with identified deficiencies may be directed to review aural and/or keyboard skills in undergraduate courses for no credit. All proficiency requirements should be completed by the end of the second semester of degree work.

Organ


(21 s.h. core; 18 s.h.):

Choral Conducting


(19 s.h.):

Woodwind specialist


(14 s.h. core; 20 s.h. concentration):

Applicants must demonstrate graduate-level potential in the major performance medium and proficiency on two other woodwind instruments, equivalent to a first-semester junior music major working toward the BM.

Applied music principal instrument - 8 s.h.:


  • MUSC 6_ _1
  • MUSC 6_ _2
  • MUSC 6_ _3, or
  • MUSC 6_ _4

Additional applied study in other instruments in student’s instrumental family - 8 s.h.


Other studies in music including ensemble participation on one or more minor instruments - 4 s.h.


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