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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Performance Major - Instrumental (Bachelor of Music)

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The Bachelor of Music degree in performance provides professional-level performance training for students who intend to pursue careers as performing musicians. The curriculum includes pedagogical coursework, a comprehensive study of the repertoire for the primary instrument, and an overview of the ensemble literature associated with the performance area. With an emphasis on applied music study, the program includes courses in the disciplines of music that inform and enrich the performance experience, including music theory and history, analysis, and conducting. The degree prepares students to assume leadership roles as independent professional musicians and for entrance into graduate degree programs.

Music Performance Core

  • MUS 019 - Concert Attendance Credits: 0 (4 semesters)
  • MUS 099 - Music Department Orientation Credits: 0
  • MUP __ - 20 credit hours of applied music
  • ENS 08_ - 8 semesters of major ensembles
  • Minimum 6 credits in upper division Music Theory or History and Literature courses

Bachelor of Music Core

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Music degree must take the following:

Required Courses for Music Performance Major - Instrumental (Guitar, Band, String)

In addition to the Cores listed above, Instrumental Performance students are required to take the following courses:

  • MUP 2_ - 2 Performance Secondary Lessons Credits: 2
  • ENS 0_ - Minor Ensemble 6 semesters Credits: 0


Elective Courses for Music Performance Major - Instrumental (Guitar, Band, String)

From the list below, students select four upper division music electives; two should be history courses, two should be theory courses.

Performance Electives - Instrumental

Music Senior Experience

The Music Senior Experience offers students an opportunity to integrate their academic and performance training in music with the broad-based liberal arts curriculum of Nazareth College. It includes a publicly performed senior recital/project and a written reflection upon the integration of music and the liberal arts tradition.

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