Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Music M.M. — Instrumental Performance Emphasis

College of Performing and Visual Arts

See “Music M.M.

Degree Requirements — 30-31 Credits

Required Emphasis Credits — 22-23 hours

Studies in the Major Area (14 hours)

MUS 600Introduction to Musical Scholarship


MUS 694Master's Recital


Individual Instruction


Major Performing Organization


String, Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion performers will participate in a major ensemble each semester in residence.

Keyboard majors will enroll in ensemble by advisement.

Other Studies in Music (8-9 hours)

Music History, Music Theory




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

In addition to the Music, M.M. requirements above, brass, woodwind, string, and percussion majors will take a written examination on instrumental techniques in their instrument area.

Elective Credits — 8 hours

Electives will be selected by advisement based upon candidate's needs identified through examination.

NOTES: Master of Music candidates in performance must present a public recital. It is the student's responsibility to file a printed program and tape 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 school.

Performance emphases are available in flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, horn, trumpet, tenor trombone, bass trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion, violin, viola, violoncello, string bass, harp, keyboard, voice, and guitar.