The Master of Music curriculum focuses on studio and ensemble work, supplemented by academic course requirements in musicology and music theory, as well as electives. Additional study is provided through frequent masterclasses, guest artists, and repertoire classes.

Programs of study are designed in consultation with the Theoretical Studies department chair and may include requirements in addition to those stated below.

Music Theory - Master of Music
credits
Studio*
THYG 500
14
Theoretical Studies
Two credits from THYG 553-554
Two credits from THYG 555, 556, 557
Two credits from THYG 511T-512T, 513T, 514T, 517T-518T, 519T, 575, CMP 518T
Electives (8 credits)**
14
Musicology4
Electives***8
Thesis and Portfolio2
Total Credits42
*First two semesters are three credits each; second two semesters are four credits each
**At least one course on each: (1) Counterpoint; (2) Tonal; (3) 20th Century
***Six elective credits must be in Supportive Studies

Additional Requirements:
1) Analytical Thesis (THYG 694); a Compositional Thesis (THYG 695) OR second Analytical Thesis (THYG 696); and a Portfolio of other work completed, presented in the last semester of Master's study if requested by the department

2012-08-06


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