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OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

Music Performance - MM (Performance)


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Degree Title and Name:  Master of Music in Music Performance

Program Name and Number:  Music Performance – MM5181

Department/Unit:  School of Music

Delivery Mode:  Athens Campus  

Term(s) of Entry:  Fall, Spring

Program Overview:  The M.M. in performance is designed for professionally oriented performers and studio and school music teachers who wish to pursue this curriculum as a terminal degree. It is also for those who wish to use it as a foundation for doctoral study. The goal is to prepare graduate students, both technically and intellectually, for professional careers as performers or conductors. Acceptance into the Master of Music in performance is by audition only.  

Program Learning Outcomes:  In successfully pursuing an Ohio University Master of Music degree, students will

  1. Develop advanced capacities to work independently and make effective artistic and intellectual judgments and professional decisions in the area of specialization.
  2. Demonstrate professional competence in the area of specialization before peers and faculty.
  3. Produce a final project or equivalent reviewed by more than one faculty member.

Opportunities for Graduates:  The Master of Music degree in Performance is designed to prepare graduate students, both technically and intellectually, for professional careers as performers or as artist-teachers; for studio and school music teachers who wish to pursue this curriculum as a terminal degree; and for those who wish to use the degree as a foundation for doctoral study.

Link to Program: https://www.ohio.edu/fine-arts/music/graduate

Link to Program Handbook:  https://www.ohio.edu/fine-arts/music/student-resources-materials

Graduation Requirements:  The program requires 30 credit hours.

This program has seven different tracks; you will choose one.

Master of Music: Brass Performance, Percussion Performance, String Performance, Woodwind Performance

  • MUS 54XX - Applied Music (8 hours)
  • MUS 55XX - Ensemble and Chamber music (4 hours)
  • MUS 6200 - Theory/History Seminar (2 hours)
  • MUS XXXX - Mus Theory/Hist/Comp Electives (5 hours)
  • MUS 5571, 5572, 5575 - Pedagogy/Repertoire (2 hours)
  • MUS 5213/5216 Orch/Band Lit (2 hours)
  • MUS 6970 - Recital (2 hours)
  • Music Electives (5 hours)

Master of Music: Piano Performance

  • MUS 5410 - Applied Piano (8 hours)
  • MUS 5500 -Accompanying (2 hours)
  • MUS 5580 - Elective (Piano Ped) (4 hours)
  • MUS 6200 - Theory/History Seminar – 2
  • MUS XXXX - Mus Theory/Hist/Comp Electives (5 hours)
  • MUS 5540 - Chamber Music (2 hours)
  • MUS 5576 - Keyboard Repertoire (4 hours)
  • MUS 6970 - Recital (2 hours)
  • Music Elective(s) (1 hour)

Master of Music: Organ Performance

  • MUS 54XX - Applied Music (8 hours)
  • MUS 55XX - Ensemble and Chamber music (4 hours)
  • MUS 6200 - Theory/History Seminar (2 hours)
  • MUS XXXX - Mus Theory/Hist/Comp Electives (5 hours)
  • MUS 5540 - Chamber Music (2 hours)
  • MUS 5214 -Organ Lit (2 hours)
  • MUS 5571, 5572, 5575 - Pedagogy/Repertoire (2 hours)
  • MUS 6970 – Recital (2 hours)
  • Music Electives (3 hours)

Master of Music: Voice Performance

  • MUS 54XX - Applied Music (8 hours)
  • MUS 55XX - Ensemble (4 hours)
  • MUS 6200 - Theory/History Seminar (2 hours)
  • MUS XXXX - Mus Theory/Hist/Comp Electives (5 hours)
  • MUS 5571, 5572, 5575 - Pedagogy/Repertoire (2 hours)
  • MUS 5215 - Opera Lit (2 hours)
  • MUS 5584 - Vocal Pedagogy (2 hours)
  • MUS 6970 – Recital (2 hours)
  • Music Electives (3 hours)

Culminating Experience:  The culminating experience in this degree is the completion/performance of their graduate recital. This recital is approved based on a successful recital hearing for the area faculty.

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

International Students: This program permits full-time enrollment in residence at Ohio University, and an I-20 may be issued based on admission to this program.

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