Music Graduate Courses (MUSI)

Music Graduate Courses (MUSI)

Music 5000

Musicology Seminar (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Areas of special interest not covered by regular music courses may be offered under this designation, depending upon student interest and availability of expertise of faculty.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Mus. program

Music 5010

Music Theory Seminar (Series)
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Areas of special interest not covered by regular music courses may be offered under this designation, depending upon student interest and availability of expertise of faculty.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Mus. program

Music 5450

Collaborative Piano/Guitar - Voice
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
2-0-1
Studies in vocal accompanying performance and literature. Bi-weekly class performances and bi-weekly coaching with the instructor, with other performances as arranged. A written project related to the performance repertoire will be required.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Mus. program

Music 5451

Collaborative Piano/Guitar - Instruments
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
2-0-1
Studies in instrumental accompanying performance and literature. Bi-weekly class performances and coaching with the instructor, with other performances as arranged. A written project related to the performance repertoire will be required.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Mus. program

Music 5748

Graduate Studio I
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
2-4-0
Two hours of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Mus. program

Music 5758

Recital
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
2-4-0
Two hours of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week. Design and presentation of a full-length recital.
Prerequisite(s):
Music 5748

Music 5848

Graduate Studio II
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
2-4-0
Two hours of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week.
Prerequisite(s):
Music 5748

Music 5850

Special Topics in Music
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Topics in music not covered by regular courses may be offered under this designation, depending on student interest and availability of faculty and expertise.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Mus. program

Music 5871

Opera Workshop I
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Preparation and performance of musical material in an opera workshop production.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Mus. program

Music 5872

Opera Workshop II
Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week:
3-0-0
Preparation and performance of musical material in an opera workshop production.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Mus. program

Music 6001

Research Project
Credit hours: 12.0
A public lecture recital performed in the second year of the M.Mus. program. The topic of the lecture recital is the research project approved by the M.F.A./M.Mus. Program Committee. Its duration is approximately one hour (30 minutes each for lecture and performance). Questions from the audience may follow the lecture recital. The lecture recital’s research project forms the basis of a written thesis. Both the research project and the written thesis will be defended in the Final Written Thesis Defence/Oral Examination.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Mus. program
Grading: Pass/Fail
 

Music 6002

Written Thesis
Credit hours: 12.0
A written thesis no less than 30 pages represents a more formal version of the research project presented during the lecture recital. The format and direction of the written thesis must be determined by the student in consultation with the supervisor. The proposed written thesis must be approved by the Supervisory Committee. When complete, the candidate must defend the thesis in an oral examination.
Prerequisite(s):
Admission to the M.Mus. program
Grading: Pass/Fail