Academic Catalog 2014.2015 - page 123

Music
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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
concerts on and off campus, and many tour annually
within the United States and/or internationally.
The Master’s College Chorale has been requested
by major Christian recording labels for nationally
released albums.
General Requirements
All incoming students are required to give an
audition in their primary instrument. The level of
accomplishment demonstrated will help determine
whether a student may enter the BM program. In
order to continue in the BM program, the student
must obtain approval from the faculty in the jury
examinations at the end of the sophomore year.
Concert attendance and performance are necessary
for all music majors to enrich their musical
understanding. Enrollment in Concert Attendance
and Collegiate Singers is required every semester.
Each student must choose a primary performance
instrument and enroll in individual instruction in
that instrument and in Performance Practicum
(MU390) every semester. All students enrolled in
private lessons for their primary instrument are
required to take an examination each semester.
Students giving a recital must demonstrate that they
meet the departmental standards for student recitals
at a pre-recital jury; they must submit their entire
program and be prepared to perform it. Students
must be concurrently enrolled in private instruction
the semester a recital is given. Students completing a
project must obtain approval by a faculty committee
before beginning the project.
Vocal performance majors take six units of foreign
language, including three units of Beginning Italian I.
The other three units may be satisfied with Beginning
Italian II, or beginning courses in German, or French,
as offered. Expected proficiencies include a basic
understanding of the grammar, beginning vocabulary,
and skill in pronunciation.
A reasonable level of keyboard proficiency, required
for most music degrees, may be met through Piano
Foundations or by examination.
Major Performing Ensemble..............................................8
Total core courses ................................................................56
*Satisfies General Education Requirement
**Testing out allowed for any or all semesters for Piano
Foundations 0-4
Composition
Music Core Courses........................................................... 54
Total units required for emphasis............................................. 77
*
Two units count toward individual instruction in primary instru-
ment
Instrumental Performance
Music Core Courses........................................................... 56
One of the following..................................................................
2
Total units required for emphasis............................................. 70
Music Education
Music Core Courses...........................................................54
BACHELOR OF MUSIC DEGREE:
CORE COURSES
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