Student Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate skills for functional and artistic self-expression at the appropriate level and the ability to perform a cross-section of repertoire.
2. Demonstrate functional keyboard skills to support musicianship at the appropriate level.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the common elements and organizational patterns of music and their aural and verbal analysis and a functional understanding of musical forms, processes, and structures.
4. Demonstrate the ability to complete aural dictation at the appropriate level.
5. Demonstrate growth in artistry and technical skills in an ensemble setting and collaborative competency and knowledge of ensemble repertoire.
6. Demonstrate a functional knowledge of music history and repertoire through the present time, including the study and experience of musical languages and cultures.
7. Demonstrate skills for functional and artistic self-expression at the appropriate level and the ability to perform a cross-section of repertoire.
8. Demonstrate growth in artistry and technical skills in an ensemble setting and collaborative competency and knowledge of ensemble repertoire.
9. Demonstrate knowledge and skills sufficient to work as a leader, and in collaboration, on matters of musical interpretation.
10. Demonstrate an understanding of multiple business structures, articulate the layout of the current media landscape, and deconstruct how current music industry contracts are structured.
11. Demonstrate industry specific skills in the professional business environment of an internship, have the knowledge and skills to secure a job in the music industry, and understand the function and relationships between each of dozens of unique career paths.
12. Articulate how to market a musical product in the current media landscape.
13. Demonstrate the ability to develop a business plan focused on a music centric company and articulate opportunities in the areas of entrepreneurship in the arts.
Music Requirements: 38 credits
PRINCIPAL PERFORMANCE AREA (16 credits)
SECONDARY PERFORMANCE AREA (4 credits)
(Keyboard Skills Unless Piano or Organ Student)
Music History and Literature: 9 credits
Large Ensembles: 7 credits
One Large Ensemble Required for Each Semester in Residence
Final semester is taken for 0 credit
Weekly Student Convocations: 0 credits
Required for Each Semester in Residence
Music Electives: 6 credits
Music Industry Requirements: 30 credits
Academic Requirements: 22 credits
Academic Electives: 8 credits
Must be a 3-credit course chosen from the IDEA Elective List