Master of Music: Performance-Keyboard

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Outcome 1: Demonstrate competency in physical requirements, kinesthetic issues, geography, patterns of motion, health and wellness
  • Outcome 2: Produce all sounds required by the music, including effective articulation and pedaling.
  • Outcome 3: Demonstrate convincing phrasing with fluent range of dynamics, colors, timing, goal points
  • Outcome 4: Show fluency with complex rhythms, phrasing, syntax, historical issues, aesthetics, score reading, interpr’n
  • Outcome 5: Control instrument, designate effective fingering, voicing, velocity, acoustics, practice techniques, and memory
  • Outcome 6: Display commanding stage presence, deal effectively with nerves, project in different spaces

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. To present two high-level public solo recitals that are correct technically and artistically convincing.
  2. To demonstrate an understanding of (and be able to communicate about) the historical and analytical components of music.
  3. To reflect on and apply the broader dimensions of their own musical experience.
  4. To demonstrate the ability to research an original topic and present their findings in written and oral forms. 

Required Courses

CONSVTY 5500-5600Music History 3
CONSVTY 5500-5600Music Theory 3
CONSVTY 5593Introduction To Research And Bibliography In Music3
or CONSVTY 5593N Introduction to Research and Bibliography in Music
CONSVTY 5569Graduate Piano Literature Seminar2
Take two semesters of the following course:8
Graduate Piano - Masters Performance 1,2
Take two semesters of the following course:8
Master's Recital 2,3
Choose one of the following courses:
CONSVTY 5325Graduate Piano Pedagogy I3
CONSVTY 5326Graduate Piano Pedagogy II3
CONSVTY 5591EGroup Piano Pedagogy3
CONSVTY 5592EAdvanced Piano Pedagogy3
Choose two of the following courses:2
CONSVTY 5305APrinciples of Chamber Music1
CONSVTY 5503Advanced Accompanying for Pianists1
Electives 44
Total Credits: 36