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Music Performance - MM (Performance/Pedagogy)


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Degree Title: Master of Music

Program Name and Number: Performance - Emphasis in Performance/Pedagogy - MM5054

Department/Unit: School of Music

Delivery Mode: Athens Campus

Terms of Entry: [Fall | Spring]

Program Mission: To train performers in the art of teaching.

Program Learning Objectives: Students will develop advanced capacities to work independently and make effective artistic and intellectual judgments and professional decisions in the area of specialization.

Program Overview: Areas of concentration available in the Master of Music with emphasis in pedagogy degree program are strings, woodwinds, voice, and piano. The goal of the pedagogy emphasis program is to prepare students for teaching in colleges, public schools, and private studios. A greater emphasis is given to pedagogy and pedagogical techniques, including teaching methods and materials, than in the traditional performance curriculum. Students in piano also receive group and private piano instruction. An audition is required on the major instrument for admission to these programs. It is advantageous to have previous experience on at least one other family instrument for students pursuing the degree in woodwinds and strings.

Opportunities for Graduates: The goal of the pedagogy emphasis is to prepare students for college level teaching, public school teaching, as well as to develop and strengthen their own private studios. A greater emphasis is given to pedagogy and pedagogical techniques than in the traditional performance curriculum.

Graduation Requirements: This degree program has five different tracks, you will choose one.

Master of Music: Brass Performance/Pedagogy

YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

HOURS

SECOND SEMESTER

HOURS

FIRST YEAR

MUS 544X    Principal Applied
MUS 544X    Secondary Applied
MUS 55XX   Ensemble (principal)
MUS 6200    Theory/Hist. Seminar
MUS XXXX Mus Theory/Hist/Comp Elect.

4.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
3.0

MUS 544X    Principal Applied
MUS 544X    Secondary Applied
MUS 55XX   Ensemble (principal)
MUS 5572    Ped/Rep (principal)
MUS XXXX Mus Theory/Hist/Comp Elect.

4.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
3.0

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

13.0

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

13.0

SECOND YEAR

MUS 544X    Principal Applied
MUS 55XX   Ensemble (principal)
MUS 55XX   Ensemble  (secondary)
MUS XXXX  Mus Theory/Hist/Comp Elect

4.0
2.0
1.0
2.0

MUS 544X    Principal Applied
MUS 55XX   Ensemble (principal)
MUS 55XX   Ensemble  (secondary)
MUS 5572    Ped/Rep (not principal)
MUS 6970    Recital

4.0
2.0
1.0
2.0
2.0

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

9.0

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

11.0

Total Semester Credit Hours: 46

 

Master of Music: Piano Performance/Pedagogy

YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

HOURS

SECOND SEMESTER

HOURS

FIRST YEAR

MUS 5410    Applied Piano
MUS 5500    Accompanying
MUS 5580    Piano Pedagogy I
MUS 6200    Theory/History Seminar
MUS 5921    Practicum
MUS XX       Elective

4.0
1.0
2.0
2.0
1.0
2.0

MUS 5410   Applied Piano
MUS 5500   Accompanying
MUS 5581   Piano Pedagogy II
MUS XX      Theory/Hist/Comp
MUS 5921   Practicum
MUS XX      Elective

4.0
1.0
2.0
3.0
1.0
2.0

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

12

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

13

SECOND YEAR

MUS 5410   Applied Piano
MUS 5576   Keyboard Repertoire
MUS XX     Theory/Hist/Comp
MUS 5921    Practicum
MUS XX      Elective

4.0
2.0
2.0
1.0
1.0

MUS 5410  Applied Piano
MUS 5576  Keyboard Repertoire
MUS XX    Theory/Hist/Comp
MUS 5582  Group Piano Ped
MUS 6970  Recital

4.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
2.0

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

10

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

12

Music History Course Options:

Music 6310-6320-6330-6340 rotate over a two-year period. 

Total Semester Credit Hours: 47

 

Master of Music: String Performance/Pedagogy

YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

HOURS

SECOND SEMESTER

HOURS

FIRST YEAR

MUS 5421-24 Principal Applied
MUS 5421-24 Secondary Applied
MUS 5540      Chamber Music
MUS 5520      Orchestra
MUS 6200    Theory/Hist. Seminar
MUS XXXX Mus Theory/Lit Electives

4.0
3.0
0.5
1.0
2.0
3.0

MUS 5421-24 Principal Applied
MUS 5421-24 Secondary Applied
MUS 5540      Chamber Music
MUS 5570      Ped/Rep.
MUS 5520      Orchestra
MUS XXXX Mus Theory/Lit Electives

4.0
3.0
0.5
2.0
1.0
2-3.0

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

13.5

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

12.5-13.5

SECOND YEAR

MUS 5421-24 Principal Applied
MUS 5540      Chamber Music
MUS 5212      Chamber Mus. Lit
Electives

4.0
0.5
2.0
3.0

MUS 5421-24 Principal Applied
MUS 5540      Chamber Music
MUS 6970    Recital
Electives

4.0
0.5
2.0
2-3.0

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

9.5

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

8.5-9.5

Total Semester Credit Hours: 44-46

 

Master of Music: Voice Performance/Pedagogy

YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

HOURS

SECOND SEMESTER

HOURS

FIRST YEAR

MUS 500  Applied Voice
MUS 55XX  Ensemble
MUS 6200  Theory/History Seminar
MUS 5584 Vocal Pedagogy
MUS XXXX, Music Theory/Hist
  Comp Electives

4.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
3.0

MUS 5400  Applied Voice
MUS 55XX  Ensemble
MUS 5215  Opera Literature
MUS 5921  Practicum in Music
MUS XX     Theory/Hist/Comp
  Electives

4.0
2.0
2.0
2.0
2.0

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

13

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

12

SECOND YEAR

MUS 5400   Applied Voice
MUS 55XX  Ensemble
MUS 6930-Independent Student
   Project
Music Theory/Hist/Comp Electives

4.0
2.0
2.0

3.0

 

MUS 5400 – Applied Voice
MUS 55XX-Ensemble
MUS 6970-Recital
Elective

 

4.0
2.0
2.0
3.0

 

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

11.0

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

11.0

Recommended Electives (to get to 33 hours)

*English/Italian Diction (MUS 5750)

*German/French Diction (MUS 5753)

*French and British Literature (MUS 5573)

*German and English Literature (MUS 5574)

Chamber Music (MUS 5541, 5542)

Vocal Coaching (MUS 5754)

Total Semester Credit Hours: 47

 

Master of Music: Woodwind Performance/Pedagogy

YEAR

FIRST SEMESTER

HOURS

SECOND SEMESTER

HOURS

FIRST YEAR

MUS 543X   Principal Applied
MUS 543X   Major Secondary #1
  Applied
MUS 5571   Principal WW Ped/Rep
MUS 55XX  Ensemble (Principal)
MUS 6200   Theory/Hist. Seminar

4.0
2.0

2.0
1.0
2.0

MUS 543X   Principal Applied
MUS 543X   Major Secondary #2
  Applied
MUS 5571   Major Secondary #1
WW Ped/Rep
MUS 55XX  Ensemble (Principal)
MUS XXXX Mus Theory/Hist Elect.

4.0
2.0

2.0

1.0
2.0

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

 11.0

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

 11.0

SECOND YEAR

MUS 543X   Minor Secondary Applied
  #1
MUS 55XX  Ensemble (Principal)
MUS 55XX   Ensemble (Major Secondary #1)
MUS 5571 Major Secondary #2 WW
  Ped/Rep
MUS XXXX Mus Theory/Hist Elect

1.0

1.0
1.0

2.0
2.0

MUS 543X   Minor Secondary
  Applied #2
MUS 55XX  Ensemble (Principal)
MUS 55XX  Ensemble  (Major
  Secondary #2)
MUS 6970   Recital
MUS 521X  Music Lit. Elective

1.0

1.0
1.0

2.0
2.0

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

  7.0

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

  7.0

-An entrance audition on the principal instrument and at least one secondary instrument is required. Students should demonstrate requisite level for graduate study on the principal instrument.

-With the approval of the woodwind faculty, upon entrance into the degree program the student will determine his/her choice of: -One Principal Instrument; -Two Major Secondary Instruments; -Two Minor Secondary Instruments

-Proficiency on each instrument will be established through applied study and jury performances.

-One Performance Laboratory (PL-1090) performance is required on each of the two major secondary instruments.

-The degree recital shall be performed on at least three of the five instruments, and the selection shall be made with the approval of the woodwind faculty. Only those instruments on which the student has completed the required jury levels may be considered for the selection process.

-A chamber music recital or lecture-recital may be proposed, but must be approved by the woodwind division faculty.

-Students should confer with woodwind faculty regarding the scheduling of applied lessons and pedagogy/repertoire courses.

Total Semester Credit Hours: 36

Culminating Experience: Students in this program will give a final recital, which will demonstrate their competence on both their major instrument as well as secondary instrument(s).  In addition, students will be evaluated while teaching instruments in their area of study.

Admission Requirements: Acceptance into the Master of Music in Performance/Pedagogy program is by audition only for all entering students.

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