Graduate 2018-2019

Music M.M. — Vocal Performance Emphasis

College of Performing and Visual Arts

Degree Requirements — 36 Credits

See “Music M.M.”

In addition to the Music, MM requirements above, prospective Vocal Performance students must perform an entrance audition that represents their language ability. Students are required to prepare four contrasting selections in four different languages. One selection must be in English, one must be an aria, one must be an art song, and one must have been composed after 1950.

Degree Requirements

Required Emphasis Credits 36 hours

Take all of the following (16 hours)

MUS 559Opera History and Literature

2

MUS 600Introduction to Musical Scholarship

2

MUS 694Master's Recital

2

Individual Instruction

8

Major Performing Organization

2

Select one of the following courses (2 hours)

MUS 510Vocal Pedagogy

2

MUS 564Problems in Teaching Voice

2

Select two of the following courses (4 hours)

MUS 536German Art Song

2

MUS 538French/Italian Art Song

2

MUS 539British/American Art Song

2

Select two credits from the following (2 hours)

MUS 534Acting for Singers

2

MUS 685Performance in Opera Theatre

1

MUS 686Scene Studies in Opera

1

Other Studies in Music (6 hours)

Music History, Music Theory

6

Other Studies in Music will be selected by advisement based upon candidate's needs identified through advisory examination.

Elective Credits — 6 hours

To be chosen from the following courses:

MUS 536German Art Song

2

MUS 538French/Italian Art Song

2

MUS 539British/American Art Song

2

MUS 560Opera Directing Seminar

1-3

MUS 561Vocal Coaching for Singers

1

MUS 564Problems in Teaching Voice

2

MUS 605English Diction

1

MUS 606German Diction

1

MUS 607French Diction

1

MUS 608Italian Diction

1

MUS 628UNC Early Music Ensemble

1

MUS 656UNC European Summer Opera Program

1-6

MUS 666Chamber Choir

1

MUS 680Mixed Concert Choir

1

MUS 681Women's Glee Club

1

MUS 684Men's Glee Club

1

MUS 685Performance in Opera Theatre

1

MUS 686Scene Studies in Opera

1

Note: In order to graduate, Master of Music students in the area of Vocal Performance must demonstrate diction mastery (spoken and International Phonetic Alphabet) in German, French, Italian, and English.

Master of Music candidates in voice must present a public recital. It is the student's responsibility to file a printed program and recording of the performance with the School of Music Office and the Music Library.

A correlative paper may be required in conjunction with the recital at the discretion of the individual area.