Music Performance: Organ

Music Performance: Organ
Hours78 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program.
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Program Requirements

requirement 3 Complete 8.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 4 Complete 4.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 5 Complete 6.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 6
Complete 1 hour of Category 1: Approved Large Ensembles each semester for four semesters. The Category 2 ensemble Music 344R may substitute for 2 of these 4 hours, but the 2 hours must be in consecutive fall and winter semesters.
requirement 8 Complete 1 course
requirement 10 Complete 1 option
option 10.1 Complete 2 courses
Note: Two semesters of Music 466R must be taken in consecutive winter and fall semesters.
requirement 11 Complete 2.0 hours from the following course(s)
requirement 12 Complete 1 course
requirement 14 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 14.1 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 participation, 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 organ 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.