Catalog 2010-2012

Piano Performance and Pedagogy

This major is offered on the thesis/full recital and non-thesis/half solo recital and pedagogy options. Both options require a minimum of 34 semester hours. A minimum of 15 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required of all majors enrolled for the thesis/full recital option. A minimum of 12 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required of all majors enrolled for the non-thesis/half solo recital and pedagogy option.

 

Required:

  Graduate Music Core:

    Music Theory: 580:210; 580:211.....6 hours

    Music History: 590:222.....3 hours

    One course from the following - 590:110, 590:111, 590:112, 590:114, 590:115.....3 hours

  Piano performance:

    Applied Music: 540:246.....6 hours

    Music Literature: 595:120 (Piano I); 595:120 (Piano II).....4 hours

  Piano pedagogy:

    Music Education and Methods: 570:148; 570:149; 570:257; 570:258; 570:260.....10 hours

Electives.....2 hours

  Recommended: 530:112, 540:246, 560:135, 570:250, 570:260, 570:285, 580:122.

34 hours

 

Additional requirements:

Final project - Options:

Full solo recital/recital abstract.

Half solo recital and pedagogy project.

Pedagogy project: workshop or research paper.

Students are required to enroll in applied music in their performance area during the semester they present their recital.