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MA in Music Performance Curriculum

This degree focuses on private lessons and ensemble performance. The degree culminates in a recital, and students may choose an optional thesis as well.  

Program Requirements

Master of Arts in Music Performance (31 cr.) 

I. Core Courses — 9 cr. 

MUSC 516 Analytical Techniques (3 cr.)

LIBR 600 Bibliography of Music  (3 cr.)

And one of the following Graduate Music History Courses:

MUHI 503, 504, 505, 507, or 521 (3 cr.)

II. Applied Music Courses  12 cr. 

APMU 601-771 (4 cr.) each (12 cr.)

III. Music Ensembles  2 cr. 

MUSC 575 (1 cr.) each (2 cr., minimum of two semesters)

IV. Electives   4 cr. 

APMU, MUSC or MUHI prefix, 500 or above, no music ensembles

V. Culminating project  4 cr. 

MUSC 795 Thesis (4 cr.)

or

APMU 740 Graduate Recital (4 cr.)

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