The Masters in Music in Performance provides a well-rounded education in music as a formidable expression of artistic talent and demonstrated excellence in knowledge of pedagogy and applied literature. The degree enables the student performer the opportunity to develop high-levels of musicianship, artistic instilling a lifelong desire to participate creatively and study as a dedicated artist, performer, scholar, and teacher.
- The applicant will perform three pieces from contrasting style periods (e. g., Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Twentieth-Century). The selections must be memorized. If you have any questions regarding the appropriateness of your audition selections, please contact Dr. Reynerson.
- There will be sight-reading at the audition as well
- Please bring your repertoire list to the audition, including solo and collaborative works. Indicate on the list which of these works you have publically performed.
- To schedule an audition please contact Dr. Reynerson. (The audition does not necessarily need to be on the dates advertised for the undergraduate auditions.)
Degree Course Requirements
|Course Requirements for the Master of Music in Performance Semester Hours Required (minimum): 32 or 35 - varies by concentration - see below|
|Concentration||Performance Concentration (Code: 558M)|
Semester hours required for the degree (minimum): 32
Schedule of Course Offerings
Courses offered each Fall Semester:
- MUS 5170 Professional and Scholarly Practices for Musicians
- MUS 5600 Analytical Techniques
Courses offered each Spring Semester:
- MUS 5006 Philosophy of Music
- MUS 5013 History of Musical Style
- MUS 5602 Music Theory Pedagogy (Even years only)
- A recital jury is required before appropriate members of the applied area faculty at least two weeks prior to the date of the graduate recital.
- The recital will contain compositions from at least two style periods. The recital will consist of forty to fifty minutes of memorized solo literature.
- If the student chooses to give a lecture recital, at least twenty-five minutes should be memorized performance.