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2008-2009 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2008-2009 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Department of Music

Music with Performance Option



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In order to graduate with an option in performance, students must earn a “C” or better in all music courses except those that are taken as electives. A course may be repeated once to meet this requirement.

Music with Performance Option


This option comprises

Footnote:


* Independent study, workshops and experimental courses may fulfill music history or music theory requirements only with prior approval of the department chairperson and the history/theory/composition division coordinator.

2 Semester Hours in Conducting


2 Semester Hours in Keyboard Skills


Applied Study and Ensemble


(Each semester)

Performance Majors are required to successfully complete applied study and a major ensemble in their area each semester in residence. Major instrumental ensembles include Marching Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, and Orchestra; major choral ensembles include Concert Choir and Mixed Chorus. Jazz Ensemble or Jazz Lab Band fulfills the major ensemble requirement for students with a Jazz Studies Concentration after completion of the Junior Standing Jazz Jury.

1. Instrumental Concentration


Applied


(30 semester hours)

All majors must enroll for Intermediate Level Applied Study. In the fourth or fifth semester they must pass a Junior Standing Jury. Applied Study then continues at the Advanced Level.

Ensemble (see footnote #)


(8 semester hours); must include 1 semester hour from:

And 4 Semester Hours From:


Additional Course Work


  • Music Electives. Credits: 3
  • Electives. Credits: 2

2. Keyboard Concentration


Applied


(30 semester hours)

Ensemble (see footnote #)


(8 Semester Hours)

3. Vocal Concentration


Applied


(30 semester hours)

Ensemble


8 semester hours from:

Additional Course Work


  • Foreign Language (8 sh 1101 or above)

4. Composition Concentration


5. Jazz Studies Concentration


Applied


(22 semester hours)

In addition to applied study on their primary instrument, students in Jazz Studies are also required to take two semesters of Beginning Applied on a secondary instrument (saxophonists are required to take one semester of clarinet and one semester of flute).

Ensemble


( 8 semester hours)

Additional Course Work


Secondary Applied


(2 semester hours)

6 Semester Hours From:


(minimum of 2 semester hours required)

And the Following Courses:


Note:


Note: Students with an interest in teaching piano and/or certification by an organization such as Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) may be prepared through the fulfillment of the following courses:

Footnote:


# Performance Majors are required to successfully complete applied study and a major ensemble in their area each semester in residence. Major instrumental ensembles include Marching Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, and Orchestra; major choral ensembles include Concert Choir and Mixed Chorus. Jazz Ensemble or Jazz Lab Band fulfills the major ensemble requirement for students with a Jazz Studies Concentration after completion of the Junior Standing Jazz Jury.

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