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B.M. in Performance

Contact Person:
Charles Guy, Co-Chair
A110 Schuette, (315) 267-2437, guycv@potsdam.edu

Lonel Woods, Co-Chair
C325 Bishop, (315) 267-2465, woodsl@potsdam.edu

120-124 credit hours required.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Required Courses 
General Education Courses (Credits18)
Non-Music Liberal Arts Electives (Credits 9)
Basic Musicianship Sequence (Credits 29)
Students with a studio emphasis in piano are exempt from the two Keyboard Skills courses.
MUCB 101 Keyboard Skills I (1 credit)
MUCB 103 Theory I
MUCB 104 Aural Skills I (1 credit)
MUCB 102 Keyboard Skills II (1 credit)
MUCB 105 Theory II
MUCB 106 Aural Skills II (1 credit)
MUCB 201 Music History I: Early Music
MUCB 203 Theory III
MUCB 204 Aural Skills III (1 credit)
MUCP 209 Conducting I (1 credit)
MUCB 202 Music History II: Common Practice Period
MUCB 205 Theory IV
MUCB 206 Aural Skills IV (1 credit)
MUCP 309 Conducting II (1 credit)
MUCB 323 Music History III: Music Since 1900

Upper Division Music History or Theory Electives (Credits 9)

Performance (Credits 25)
MUCS 430 Performance Concentration (8 @ 3 credits)
Thirty-Minute Recital (no credit)
MUCP 499 Senior Recital (1 credit)

Plus one of the following (Credits 29-34)

Piano Performance Majors (30-31 credits)
Ensembles
  Major (4 @ 1 credit)
  MUCP 366 Chamber Music with Piano (2 @ 1 credit)
MUCP 343 Art of Accompanying (1 credit) OR
MUCP 430 Art Song Repertoire (2 credits)
MUCP 324 Piano Literature (2 credits)
MUCE 460 Piano Pedagogy and Practicum I
MUCE 461 Piano Pedagogy and Practicum II
Music Electives (limit one ensemble per semester) (15 credits)

String, Wind and Percussion Performance Majors (29 credits)
Ensembles
  Major (8 @ 1 credit)
  Other (2 @ 1 credit)
MUCP 322 Instrumental Repertory and Pedagogy I (2 credits)
MUCP 323 Instrumental Repertory and Pedagogy II (2 credits)
Music Electives (limit one ensemble per semester) (15 credits)

Voice Performance Majors (34 credits)
Ensembles
  Major (6 @ 1 credit)
  Opera (3 @ 1 credit)
MUCP 131 Introduction to Diction (2 credits)
MUCP 231, 233, 235, 237 Diction (2@2 credits)
MUCP 303 Performance Practices for Singers I
MUCP 330 Vocal Pedagogy (2 credits)
MUAC 430 Production Techniques/Music Theatre
MUCC 201, 202, 301, and 302 Functional Keyboard (4 @ 1 credit)
MUCP 418 Vocal Coaching (2 @ 1 credit)
MUCP 430 Art Song Repertoire (2 credits)
Music Electives (limit one ensemble per semester)

Guitar Performance Majors (29 credits)
Ensembles
  Major (2 @ 1 credit)
  Guitar Ensemble or Quartet (4 @ 1 credit)
  Elective (2 @ 1 credit)
MUCH 445 Guitar History and Literature
MUCE 480 Guitar Pedagogy
Music Electives (limit one ensemble per semester) (15 credits)

Harp Performance Majors (29 credits)
Ensembles
  Major (8 @ 1 credit)
  Harp Ensemble (2 @ 1 credit)
MUCE 378 National String Project (4 @ 1 credit)
Music Electives (limit one ensemble per semester) (15 credits)