The Master of Music (MM) degree with a concentration in voice performance (G16B) requires the completion of a minimum of 32 graduate hours, including a graduate performance recital.


Core Requirements (12 Credits)
MUSC 830 Seminar in Music Theory - 3 Credits
MUSC 852 Introduction to Bibliography and Research - 3 Credits
Six additional credits, choose from the following courses
MUSC 832 Topics in Music Analysis - 3 Credits
MUSC 891 Seminor in Music History pre-1750 (repeatable) - 3 Credits
MUSIC 892 Seminar in Music History post-1750 (repeatable) - 3 Credits

Graduate Voice Study (10 Credits in major medium)
MUSA 732Y  Applied Music Instruction (repeatable) - 2 Credits
MUSA 734Y  Applied Music Instruction (repeatable) - 4 Credits

Other (5 Credits)
MUSP 625 Voice Pedagogy I - 2 Credits
MUSC 726 Voice Literatuer - 3 Credits (only offered in spring semester of even years (2020, 2022, etc.)

Electives (3 Credits)
Music or non-music courses 500 or above; may include applied lessons, ensembles, languages, etc.  Courses must be approved by faculty advisor.

Recommended Electives
MUSC 623 Opera Literature - 3 Credits
MUSC 624 Oratorio and Cantata Literature - 2 Credits
MUSP 725 Voice Pedagogy II - 2 Credits
MUSP 711E Opera Lab - 1 Credit

Graduate Recital (2 Credits)
MUSP 873 Recital

Total 32 Hours

A formal graduate recital, in lieu of a thesis, must be presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the MM degree with emphasis in performance. In order to receive permission to schedule a degree recital, students must satisfy the expectations of the respective performance area. Recital permission must be obtained no later than the semester before the semester in which the recital is to be performed. The student’s performance repertoire and the recital program must be in accordance with the guidelines and expectations established by the respective performance area.

Students studying for the MM degree with emphasis in performance should plan to be in residence during at least one fall or spring semester, since continuous study opportunities may not exist in summer session.