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Performance
Music

Bachelor of Music, Performance or Composition*

33 Units Required

Music requirements 23.00 units
Learning in Common 7.00 units
General electives 3.00 units

(1.00 unit = 4 credits  |  .50 unit = 2 credits  |  .25 unit = 1 credit)

 

Year 1

Fall       Spring    
Number Course Name Units   Number Course Name Units
110.2 Performance .50   111.2 Performance .50
140.2 Musicianship I .50   137.1 Music Technology Techniques .25
165.2 Music of the Western World .50   141.2 Musicianship II .50
  LinC+ (First Year Seminar = F1) 1.00   171.2 Diatonic Harmony .50
  LinC+ (Language I) 1.00   175.2 Musics of the World .50
  LinC+ 1.00     LinC+ (Language II = F3) 1.00
          LinC+ 1.00
  Total 4.50     Total 4.25

Year 2

Fall       Spring    
210 Performance 1.00   211 Performance 1.00
240.2 Musicianship III .50   241.2 Musicianship IV .50
272.2 Chromatic Harmony .50   283 Classical and Romantic Music 1.00
281 Western Music to 1750 1.00     Techniques 1 .25
  Techniques 1 .25     Practicum 1 .25
  LinC+ 1.00     LinC+ 1.00
  Total 4.25     Total 4.00

Year 3

Fall       Spring    
310 Performance 1.00   311 Performance 1.00
340.2 Form .50   322.2 Improv .50
342.2 Orchestration .50   334.2 Intro to Conducting .50
352.2 20th Century Music to 1945 .50   354.2 Contemporary Music since 1945 .50
  Practicum 2 .50   375.2 ½ Recital .50
  General Elective 1.00     Practicum 2 .50
          General Elective 1.00
  Total 4.00     Total 4.50

Year 4

Fall       Spring    
312 Performance 1.00   313 Performance 1.00
336.2 Conducting .50   373 Seminar 1.00
341.2 Musicianship V .50   376 Full Recital/Project 1.00
  Music Elective (required) 1.00     Practicum 2 .50
  General Elective 1.00        
  Total 4.00     Total 3.50

LinC+ requirements of 6-7 units: F1, F3 (1-2 recommended in the first year), F4, two from M1-M5, and U1 or U2 (not both). F2 and M6 are waived.

GENERAL ELECTIVES, the Music Elective, and the LinC+ courses are interchangeable (except for the First Year Seminar, F1).

PERFORMANCE: The unit includes a major lesson, large ensemble, optional secondary lessons and ensembles, concert attendance, weekly Tuesday morning Performance Class attendance and a Performance Class performance (except for 1st term with private instructor), and an end-of-term Jury. See a music advisor for the two required Lesson Scheduling forms. Composition majors take two major lessons: lessons in a major performance concentration, as well as composition lessons.

TECHNIQUES: Voice (130.1), Piano (136.1), and Technology (137.1) PRACTICUMS: 1.75 units of study appropriate to the concentration (voice, instrument, classical, jazz). See descriptions later in this Handbook.

RECITALS: Vocalists and Instrumentalists perform one half junior recital (MUS375.2) and one full senior recital (MUS 375). Composition majors present their compositions, as well as perform in their performance concentration.

* COMPOSITION: Please see page 33 for the requirements to be a composition major.