Music Performance: Combined Piano & Organ

Music Performance: Combined Piano & Organ
Hours77 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program.
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Program Requirements

requirement 3 Complete 2 options
Complete 8 hours of each of the following divided between piano and organ:
option 3.1 Complete 8.0 hours from the following course(s)
option 3.2 Complete 8.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 4
Complete 1 hour of ensemble each semester for six semesters, including 2 or 4 hours from Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles and 2 or 4 hours of the Category 2 ensemble Music 344R; each 2 hours of 344R must be taken in consecutive fall and winter semesters.
requirement 6 Complete 1 course
requirement 8 Complete 2.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 9 Complete 1 course
requirement 11 Complete 1 option
Present a juried recital (Music 249) during the sophomore year. A juried senior recital (Music 449) is also required.
Enroll in 249 (0.0 credit hours) or 449 (1.0 credit hour) for the semester during which a recital is to be presented. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate performance instruction is required. A prerecital hearing is required at least three weeks before juried recitals. Contact the Harris Fine Arts Center Scheduling Office (C-302 HFAC) for further information.
option 11.1 Complete 2 courses
Note: Students must register for 449R before applying for graduation.
Program Outcomes

Meeting the Aims of a BYU Education

We support the aims of a BYU education, to strengthen students' lives spiritually, enlarge their intellectual experience, build their character, and prepare for lifelong learning and service.

As reviewed and approved by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), all music students, through the core requirements of all music degrees, show proficiency in music theory, music history, performance, ensemble playing, conducting, sight singing and music dictation.

Performance Preparation and Repertoire

Prepare performances at the highest possible level, including knowledge of applicable solo and ensemble literature, and perform from a cross-section of that repertory.

Music Pedagogy

Understand and demonstrate the fundamentals of music pedagogy as they apply to private and group instruction.

Music History

Show mastery of the basic cultural and historical background of civilization, and the important musical styles that have emerged therefrom.

Music Principles

Demonstrate command of music's organizing principles from the common practice period to the present.

Music and Technology Use

Understand how specific technologies serve the student's chosen field of music.