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Music Performance Major Requirements

For more detailed information, refer to the University Catalogue of your entering year.
 

Requirements for the Bachelor of Music Degree for Music Performance

Required Music Courses:

  • Music Theory I                                                                         
  • Foundations of Musicianship
  • Music Theory II
  • Musicianship Skills I
  • Vocal Techniques and Diction                                                    
  • Piano Class I
  • Piano Class II
  • History and Analysis of Western Music I
  • Music Theory III
  • Musicianship Skills II
  • Musicianship Skills III
  • Piano Class III
  • Piano Class IV
  • History and Analysis of Western Music II
  • Choral Conducting
  • Instrumental Conducting
  • World Music and Ethnographic Music Study          
  • Joint Recital
  • Senior Recital

Two from among the following:

  • Orchestral Literature
  • Keyboard Literature
  • Vocal Literature
  • Choral Literature
  • Band and Jazz Literature
  • Chamber Music Literature

Any One from the Following Music Courses Each Semester:                                         

  • Concert Choir
  • Mount Union Alliance Chorale
  • Cantus Femina
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Fall Band
  • Concert Band
  • Symphony Orchestra: Strings

Any One from the Following Music Courses for Four Semesters:             

  • Keyboard Ensemble
  • Accompanying                                                                       
  • Master Chorale
  • Musical Theatre Workshop                                                      
  • Student Musical                                                                       
  • String Chamber Ensemble                                                      
  • Flute Ensemble                                                                       
  • Double Reed Ensemble                                                           
  • Clarinet Ensemble                                                                    
  • Saxophone Ensemble                                                               
  • Woodwind Quintet                                                                     
  • Trumpet Ensemble                                                                    
  • Horn Choir                                                                
  • Trombone Ensemble                                                                 
  • Low Brass Ensemble                                                                
  • Brass Choir                                                                
  • Percussion Ensemble                                                                
  • Handbell Choir                                                                            
  • Jazz Band                                                                  
  • Collegium Musicum                                                                  
  • Other Ensemble

Any One from the Following Music Courses as an Applied Major (15 hours) and an Applied Minor (eight hours):

  • Piano
  • Organ                                                                     
  • Harpsichord                                                                                                                                             
  • Voice                                                  
  • Violin                                                                   
  • Viola                                                                      
  • Violoncello                                                                              
  • String Bass               
  • Electric Bass                                                            
  • Guitar                                                               
  • Harp
  • Flute                                                                     
  • Oboe                                                                 
  • Clarinet                                                                
  • Saxophone                                                            
  • Bassoon
  • Trumpet                                                                  
  • French Horn                                                                          
  • Euphonium                                                                              
  • Trombone                                                           
  • Tuba                                                                    
  • Percussion

Required Extra-Departmental Courses                                                 

The Bachelor of Music student is also required to demonstrate a proficiency in one foreign language equivalent to a 200-level course.