Music Performance Comprehensive, Bachelor of Music

Offered by Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

Instrumental, Piano Performance, Piano Performance with Pedagogy, Vocal Emphases

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
Including:
LOPER 5: Visual or Performing Arts
Instrumental, Piano Performance, and Piano Performance with Pedagogy Emphases
Music History and Literature I
Vocal Emphasis 1
Intermediate French II
Intermediate German II
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 26
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
Program Specified Requirements3
Instrumental, Piano Performance, and Piano Performance with Pedagogy Emphases
Music History and Literature II
Major Option
Complete all required courses68-79
Unrestricted electives 6
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum19-8
Total Credit Hours120

Candidates for degrees must satisfactorily complete an exit assessment including a portfolio before graduation.

Major Option

Music Performance Core Requirements
MUS 198Sight Singing and Ear Training I1
MUS 199Sight Singing and Ear Training II1
MUS 200Music Theory I3
MUS 201Music Theory II3
MUS 337Sight Singing and Ear Training III1
MUS 338Sight Singing and Ear Training IV1
MUS 339Music Theory III3
MUS 340Music Theory IV3
MUS 365Form and Analysis2
MUS 387Recital 31
MUS 425Arranging2
MUS 488Senior Recital (Senior Recital) 41
Music Performance Private Instruction 5
Select 14 credit hours of the following:14
Including:
Advanced Private Instruction (6 credit hours)
Select 6-8 credit hours of the following in one area (voice, piano or single band/orchestral instrument):
Private Instruction, Primary Instrument
Private Instruction, Primary Instrument
Music Performance Ensemble Option 6
Select one of the following options:4-8
Option for Piano Majors 6,7,8
Select 4 credit hours of the following:
Marching Band
Marching Band
Symphonic Band
Symphonic Band
Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble
Choraleers
Choraleers
University Men's Chorus
Men's Chorus
University Women's Chorus
University Women's Chorus
Kearney Area Symphony Orchestra
Kearney Area Symphony Orchestra
Option for Instrumental and Vocal Majors 6,7,9
Select 8 credit hours of the following:
Marching Band
Marching Band
Symphonic Band
Symphonic Band
Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble
Choraleers
Choraleers
University Men's Chorus
Men's Chorus
University Women's Chorus
University Women's Chorus
Kearney Area Symphony Orchestra
Kearney Area Symphony Orchestra
Music Performance Supporting Courses
Select one of the following:28-35
Total Credit Hours68-79

Music Performance Emphases

Instrumental Emphasis

Requirements
MUS 122Conducting1
MUS 406Instrumental Conducting & Literature3
MUS 460Independent Study and Research3
Select 1 credit hour of the following:1
Brass Techniques 10
Woodwind Techniques 10
Percussion Techniques 10
String Techniques 10
Select 4 credit hours of the following: 114
Piano Techniques I 10
Piano Techniques II 10
Piano Techniques III 10
Piano Techniques IV 10
Keyboard Harmonization 10
Private Instruction
Select 4 credit hours of the following:4
Private Instruction, Secondary Instrument
Electives10
Select 8-10 credit hours of the following:
MUS 303-MUS 499 6
Select 0-2 credit hours of the following:
MUS 103- MUS 299 6
Total Credit Hours26

Piano Performance Emphasis

Requirements
MUS 122Conducting1
MUS 166Accompanying2
MUS 167Practicum in Accompanying3
MUS 260Keyboard Harmonization 101
MUS 432Fundamentals of Piano Pedagogy I3
MUS 433Fundamentals of Piano Pedagogy II2
MUS 456Piano Literature I3
MUS 457Piano Literature II3
MUS 460Independent Study and Research (Duo Piano Performance)1
Private Instruction
Select 4 credit hours of the following:4
Private Instruction, Secondary Instrument
Electives
Select 7 credit hours of the following:7
MUS 103-MUS 499 6,12,13
Total Credit Hours30

Piano Performance with Pedagogy Emphasis

Requirements
MUS 122Conducting1
MUS 166Accompanying2
MUS 167Practicum in Accompanying3
MUS 260Keyboard Harmonization 101
MUS 301Music Technology2
MUS 432Fundamentals of Piano Pedagogy I3
MUS 433Fundamentals of Piano Pedagogy II2
MUS 434Advanced Piano Pedagogy I: History, Philosophies and Principles of Piano Pedagogy2
MUS 435Advanced Piano Pedagogy II: Pedagogical Approaches to Keyboard Literature2
MUS 460Independent Study and Research (Piano Pedagogy)2
Piano Pedagogy Internship
Select 4-6 credit hours of the following:4-6
Internship in Piano Teaching
Required Option
MUS 456Piano Literature I3
or MUS 457 Piano Literature II
Electives
Select 4 credit hours of the following:4
MUS 103-MUS 499 6,12,13
Total Credit Hours31-33

Vocal Emphasis

Requirements
MUS 122Conducting1
MUS 145Diction for Singers I1
MUS 245Diction for Singers II1
MUS 407Choral Conducting and Literature3
MUS 430Vocal Pedagogy3
MUS 460Independent Study and Research1
Select 4 credit hours of the following: 74
Piano Techniques I 10
Piano Techniques II 10
Piano Techniques III 10
Piano Techniques IV 10
Keyboard Harmonization 10
MUS 450Survey of Art Song3
or MUS 451 History & Literature of Opera
Private Instruction
Select 4 credit hours of the following:4
Private Instruction, Secondary Instrument 13
Foreign Language 14
Select 0-3 credit hours FREN or GERM of the following:0-3
Beginning French I
Beginning French II
Intermediate French I
Intermediate French II
Beginning German I
Beginning German II
Intermediate German I
Intermediate German II
Culture, Conversation and Composition
Electives 6
Select 5 credit hours of the following:5
MUS 103-MUS 499 8
Total Credit Hours26-29