Performance - Strings, B.M.

Requirements for a Major in Performance – Strings

Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Harp

Fifty-four semester hours including:
MUS 2260Elementary Conducting (Music Education Elementary)2
MUS 4334String Chamber Literature3
MUS 4321Symphonic Literature3
Twenty-four semester hours applied music. Credit earned for applied music study may not be used to satisfy degree requirements until candidate is officially admitted to the School of Music.24
Four semester hours secondary applied (Piano Level IIs). Must have a grade of “C” or above in all secondary piano courses. (Students may elect to substitute up to 2 credits of early music ensemble towards the secondary instrument requirement once the piano requirement has been met.) 14
A minimum of eight semesters of large ensemble; enrollment in ensemble in the major performing area required for every term in residence.8
Select four to six semester hours of chamber music from the following:4-6
Chamber Music (Strings) (Bowed Strings - four semesters)
Harp Ensemble (Harp Majors - six semesters)
Junior and senior recitals
Four semester hours of Orchestral Excerpts repertoire courses4
Select two semester hours from the following:2
Early Music Ensemble (Bowed Strings only)
Jazz Ensemble (Double Basses only)
Chamber Music (Strings)
Supportive Courses
Thirty-one semester hours music core31
Total Hours85-87

The s in Piano Levels indicates that the curriculum in these levels is designed for secondary piano students.