Bachelor of Music, Major in Music With Concentration: Piano Performance (BM PERP)

Bachelor of Music, Major in Music With Concentration: Piano Performance (BM PERP)

Bachelor of Music, Major in Music With Concentration: Piano Performance (BM PERP)
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Componenty Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Major Core
MUSI 1222Theory Of Music I2
MUSI 1223Theory Of Music II2
MUSI 1224Musicianship I2
MUSI 1225Musicianship II2
MUSI 1379Survey of World Music Cultures 13
MUSI 2348Survey of Music Literature 23
MUSI 2222Theory Of Music III2
MUSI 2223Theory Of Music IV2
MUSI 2224Musicianship III2
MUSI 2226Conducting I2
MUSI 3363Structure And Analysis3
MUSI 3376Mus His: Antiq through Baroque3
MUSI 3377Mus His: Classic to Present3
Concentration
PIAN 1201Ind Performances-Piano (Taken four semesters)8
PIAN 3201Ind Performances-Piano (Taken three semesters)6
PIAN 3202Applied Piano With Jr Recital2
MUEN 1110Keyboard Skills & Collab Techn (Taken four semesters)4
MUEN 1118/3118Chamber Music2
MUEN 3110Collaborative Piano Chambr Mus (Taken three semesters.)3
MUSI 3382Survey Of Keyboard Literature3
MUSI 4117Recital1
MUSI 4322Keyboard Pedagogy I3
MUSI 4365Counterpoint And Analysis3
Select 18 hours of the following Advanced Electives:18
Orchestration And Analysis
Improvisation
Song History & Literature
Advanced Keyboard Literature
Conducting II
Adv Keyboard Sightreading
Advanced Keyboard Harmony
Chamber Music (repeatable)
Total Hours120
1

MUSI 1379 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) and in the Major Core.

2

MUSI 2348 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts) and in the Major Core.

Note

Students should use the electives to complete the 42-advanced hour requirement for graduation.

Ensembles

The following performance ensembles are open to all students of the university who qualify by audition:

Large Ensembles

Large Ensembles-
Marching/Concert Band-for Wind and Percussion Students
MUEN 1116/3116Band1
Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band-for Wind and Percussion Students
MUEN 2116/4116Wind Ensemble1
Orchestra-for String Students
MUEN 1117/3117Orchestra1
Chorus-for Vocal Students
MUEN 1111/3111Mixed Chorus1

Small Ensembles

No more than eight hours earned in large ensembles may be counted toward a degree. Small ensembles may be counted if approved by the ensemble director, studio instructor and the Director, School of Music.

Additional small ensembles, such as Jazz Ensemble, Opera Workshop, and Chamber Music are strongly encouraged for those who qualify by audition:

Small Ensembles
Jazz Ensemble
MUEN 1115/3115Jazz Band1
Opera Workshop
MUEN 1119/3119Opera Workshop1
Chamber Music (smaller instrumental groups, including piano trios, string quartets, guitar ensemble, percussion ensemble, etc.)
MUEN 1118/3118Chamber Music1
Keyboard Skills and Collaborative Techniques-for Keyboard performance major students only
MUEN 1110/3110Keyboard Skills & Collab Techn1

Ensembles

  • Music majors should enroll in at least one ensemble each semester they are enrolled as full-time students (except the student teaching semester).
  • Students enrolled in studio instruction should be concurrently enrolled in an ensemble.
  • Jazz Ensemble will not normally be considered to be the major ensemble for graduation hours.
  • Students should not be enrolled in more than 2 ensembles per semester.
  • Music Therapy majors must participate in 6 semesters of ensemble.

NOTE: Modifications or exceptions may be made in rare or unusual circumstances, but require approval by the Director, School of Music in coordination with ensemble directors and studio instructors.

Marching Band (for Wind and Percussion students)

  • Students in the BM ALIN (instrumental) Teacher Certification program are required to be in Marching Band for 3 semesters.
  • Music Performance Majors are required to be in Marching Band for 2 semesters.
  • Music Therapy Majors, music minors, and non-majors are encouraged to participate in Marching Band.

For information regarding Common Course numbers for Ensemble, please refer to the Common Course listing in this catalog.

Ind. Performances/Applied Music Instruction and Practicums (Music Therapy)

Applied Music Instruction (Instrument, Voice, Music Therapy Practicum)
Bassoon
BSSN 1201Ind Performances-Bassoon2
BSSN 3201Ind Performances-Bassoon2
BSSN 3202Applied Bassoon W/ Jr Recital2
Cello
VNCL 1201Ind Performances-Violncello2
VNCL 3201Ind Performances-Violncello2
VNCL 3202Applied Cello W/ Jr Recital2
Clarinet
CLAR 1201Ind Performances-Clarinet2
CLAR 3201Ind Performances-Clarinet2
CLAR 3202Applied Clarinet W/ Jr Recital2
Composition
COMP 1101Applied Composition I1
COMP 3301Applied Composition II3
Euphonium
EUPH 1201Ind Performances-Euphonium2
EUPH 3201Ind Performances-Euphonium2
EUPH 3202Applied Euphonium w/Jr Rectl2
Flute
FLUT 1201Ind Performances-Flute2
FLUT 3201Ind Performances-Flute2
FLUT 3202Applied Flute W/ Jr Recital2
French Horn
HORN 1201Ind Performances-Frnch Horn2
HORN 3201Ind Performances-Frnch Horn2
HORN 3202Applied Horn With Jr Recital2
Guitar
GUIT 1201Ind Performances-Guitar2
GUIT 3201Ind Performances-Guitar2
GUIT 3202Applied Guitar W/ Jr Recital2
Harp
HARP 1201Harp2
HARP 3201Harp2
HARP 3202Applied Harp W/ Jr Recital2
Oboe
OBOE 1201Ind Performances-Oboe2
OBOE 3201Ind Performances-Oboe2
OBOE 3202Applied Oboe With Jr Recital2
Organ
ORGN 1201Ind Performances-Organ2
ORGN 3201Ind Performances-Organ I2
ORGN 3202Applied Organ With Jr Recital2
Percussion
PERC 1201Ind Performances-Percussion2
PERC 3201Ind Performances-Percussion2
PERC 3202Applied Percussion W/ Jr Rectl2
Piano
PIAN 1201Ind Performances-Piano2
PIAN 3201Ind Performances-Piano2
PIAN 3202Applied Piano With Jr Recital2
Saxophone
SAXO 1201Ind Performances-Saxophone2
SAXO 3201Ind Performances-Saxophone2
SAXO 3202Applied Saxophone W/ Jr Recitl2
String Bass
STBS 1201Ind Performances-Strg Bass2
STBS 3201Ind Performances-Strg Bass2
STBS 3202Applied String Bass W/ Jr Rect2
Trumpet
TRMT 1201Ind Performances-Trumpet2
TRMT 3201Ind Performances-Trumpet2
TRMT 3202Applied Trumpet W/ Jr Recital2
Tuba
TUBA 1201Ind Performances-Tuba2
TUBA 3201Ind Performances-Tuba2
TUBA 3202Applied Tuba With Jr Recital2
Trombone
TRMB 1201Ind Performances-Trombone2
TRMB 3201Ind Performances-Trombone2
TRMB 3202Applied Trombone W/ Jr Recital2
Viola
VIOL 1201Ind Performances-Viola2
VIOL 3201Ind Performances-Viola2
VIOL 3202Applice Viola W/ Jr Recital2
Violin
VILN 1201Individual Performances-Violin2
VILN 3201Individual Performances-Violin2
VILN 3202Applied Violin W/ Jr Recital2
Voice
VOIC 1201Ind Performances-Voice2
VOIC 3201Ind Performances-Voice2
VOIC 3202Applied Voice With Jr Recital2
Practicum – Early Childhood
MUSI 3117Practicum In Music Therapy I1
Practicum – Special Needs
MUSI 3118Practicum In Music Therapy II1
Practicum – Psychiatric/Geriatric
MUSI 4110Practicum In Music Therapy III1
Practicum – Medical
MUSI 4111Practicum In Music Therapy IV1

Applied Music Fees

Students enrolled in Applied Music Instruction are required to pay a fee at the time of registration on a per-course basis each semester:

Texas ResidentNonresident
Semester Hours Amount Semester Hours Amount
2-hour course$60.002-hour course$60.00
4-hour course$75.004-hour course$75.00

There is no additional charge for use of practice rooms.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area I 3Component Area I 3
Component Area VI 3Component Area II 3
Component Area IX 1MUEN 11101
MUEN 11101MUSI 12232
MUSI 12222MUSI 12252
MUSI 12242PIAN 12012
PIAN 12012MUSI 137913
 14 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area III 4Component Area VII 3
MUEN 11101Component Area VIII 3
MUSI 22222MUSI 22232
MUSI 22242MUSI 33763
MUSI 22262MUEN 11101
MUSI 234823PIAN 12012
PIAN 12012 
 16 14
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Advanced Music Elective33Component Area VI 3
MUEN 31101Component Area VII 3
MUSI 33633Advanced Music Elective36
MUSI 33773MUEN 11181
MUSI 43223PIAN 32022
PIAN 32012 
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX 3Component Area III 4
Advanced Music Elective36Advanced Music Elective33
MUEN 31101MUEN 31101
MUEN 31181MUSI 41171
MUSI 33823MUSI 43653
PIAN 32012PIAN 32012
 16 14
Total Hours: 120
1

MUSI 1379 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture) and in the Major Core.

2

MUSI 2348 satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area V (Creative Arts) and in the Major Core.

3

 Advanced Music electives select of the following: MUSI 3118, MUSI 3362, MUSI 3364, MUSI 3381, MUSI 4224, MUSI 4384MUSI 4385.