Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance
Undergraduate Organ Performance majors are required to play twice each semester in performance class. A half recital in the junior year and a full recital in the senior year, each fully memorized, are required. Juries are required at the end of each semester.
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Bachelor of Music in Organ Performance (124 semester hours)
|Choirs and Conducting||11|
|CR109||Chapel Choir (2 terms)||2 (1 per term)|
|CR209||Schola Cantorum (2 terms)||2 (1 per term)|
|CR509||Symphonic Choir (4 terms)||4 (1 per term)|
|CR215||Fundamentals of Conducting||3|
|Organ Primary (8 terms)||16 (2 per term)|
|Voice Secondary (4 terms)||4 (1 per term)|
|Theory and Music History||33|
|TH141/142/241||Musicianship I/II/III 4-4-4||12 (4 per term)|
|Theory level I elective||3|
|Theory level II elective||3|
|MH247/248||Music Historiography I/II||6 (3 per term)|
|MH345||Music History Since 1900||3|
|Music History elective||3|
|OR433/434||Survey of Organ Literature I/II 3-3||6 (3 per term)|
|OR587||Organ Improvisation I||2|
|OR589||Organ Improvisation II||2|
|OR590||Accompanying at the Organ||2|
|SM531||Colloquium in Sacred Music (2 terms)||4 (2 per term)|
|Harpsichord or Piano (4 terms)||4 (1 per term)|
|Arts and Sciences||30 Credits|
|Foreign Language I/II/III/IV *1 (4 courses)||12 (3 per term)|
|Literature or Philosophy elective||3|
|Social/Behavioral/Natural Science elective||3|
|Arts & Sciences electives (2 courses)||6|
- Completion of French, German, Italian, Latin, or Spanish IV is required. If students are exempted from one or more semesters of foreign language study, they must replace the missing credits with other Arts & Sciences electives.
- Attendance at weekly studio classes is required during all semesters of applied study.
- A half recital must be presented in the junior year. A full recital must be presented in the senior year. All recitals must receive prior departmental approval.