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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 [Archived Catalog]

Orchestral Instruments: Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, or Percussion Major (B.Mus.)


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Major code BM5103

Demonstration of piano proficiency is required.

Minimum credit hours required for graduation: 192

Bachelor of Music in Performance


The following curriculum is designed for students demonstrating exceptional talent, technical competence, and the ability to interpret advanced repertoire on their instrument or voice. You are prepared to perform repertoire from all periods available for your instrument. You are required to participate in solo, chamber music, and large ensemble performances. The Bachelor of Music prepares graduating students to establish private teaching studios, to engage in professional performance, and to study at the graduate level. An emphasis in pedagogy is available for piano majors primarily interested in teaching.

Freshman


  • Principal Instrument Credit Hours: 12
  • Performance Group Credit Hours: 3–6
  • Tier I English Composition Credit Hours: 5
  • Tier I Quantitative Skills Credit Hours: 4-5
  • Chamber Music Credit Hours: 1-3

Select from the following:


Chamber Music


Select from the appropriate chamber music course for the principal instrument. (12 quarters total required for string majors; 9 quarters total required for other instrumentalists)

Sophomore


  • Principal Instrument Credit Hours: 12
  • Performance Group Credit Hours: 3–6
  • Chamber Music Credit Hours: 1-3

Select from the following:


Chamber Music


Select from the appropriate chamber music course for the principal instrument. (12 quarters total required for string majors; 9 quarters total for other instrumentalists)

 

Junior


  • Principal Instrument Credit Hours: 12
  • Music Theory and Literature Electives Credit Hours: 9
  • Performance Group Credit Hours: 3–6
  • English Composition (300 Level) Credit Hours: 4
  • Tier II Electives Credit Hours: 12
  • Chamber Music Credit Hours: 1-3

Chamber Music


Select from the appropriate chamber music course for the principal instrument. (12 quarters total required for string majors; 9 quarters total required for other instrumentalists)

 

Senior


  • Principal Instrument Credit Hours: 12
  • Performance Group Credit Hours: 3–6
  • Tier II Electives Credit Hours: 12–14
  • Elective Credit Hours: 2
  • Chamber Music Credit Hours: 1-3

Chamber Music


Select from the appropriate chamber music course for the principal instrument. (12 quarters total required for string majors; 9 quarters total required for other instrumentalists)

Pedagogy Course


Complete the appropriate pedagogy for the principal instrument.

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