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Piano Performance, BM

Offered in: CHICAGO

The program is designed to prepare the student for a career as a performer, both as a soloist and collaborative artist (accompanist and chamber musician), and to prepare the student for graduate study.

Requirements

The curriculum requires a total of 120 semester hours and emphasizes study and performance of standard piano literature, encompassing all major stylistic periods.

At the completion of the second year the student must receive a minimum grade of B- in PIA 214 to be admitted to the upper division. In the upper division (PIA 311-314), grades of B- or higher are required in all courses.

  ACP 101 First Year Seminar .....3
  ENG 101 Composition I: Critical Reading and Writing .....3
  ENG 102 Composition II: Introduction to Academic Research .....3
  ENS 220 Piano Ensemble I .....2
  ENS 221 Collaborative Piano I .....2
  ENS 230 Piano Ensemble II .....2
  ENS 231 Collaborative Piano II .....2
  ENS 246 Practicum in Collaborative Piano .....2
  ENS 305 Chamber Music (Piano) .....2
  MPE 361 Piano Pedagogy I .....3
  MPE 362 Piano Pedagogy II .....3
  MTA 304 Counterpoint .....3
  MTA 305 Form and Analysis .....3
  MUHL 210 Music of America .....3
  MUHL 251 History of Western Music I .....3
  MUHL 252 History of Western Music II .....3
  MUHL 253 History of Western Music III .....3
  MUHL 318 Keyboard Literature .....3
  MUHL 319 Art Song Literature .....3
  MUSC 121AB Musicianship I .....3
  MUSC 122AB Musicianship II .....3
  MUSC 221AB Musicianship III .....3
  MUSC 222AB Musicianship IV .....3
  PERF 099 Performance Attendance (six semesters required) .....
  PERF 232 Improvisation .....2
  PERF 240 Elements of Conducting .....2
  PIA 200 Accompanying Requirement (seven semesters required) .....
  PIA 211 Applied Piano (Major) I .....4
  PIA 212 Applied Piano (Major) II .....4
  PIA 213 Applied Piano (Major) III .....4
  PIA 214 Applied Piano (Major) IV .....4
  PIA 215 Technique Examination .....
  PIA 300 Piano Performance Class (eight semesters required) .....
  PIA 311 Applied Piano (Major) V .....4
  PIA 312 Applied Piano (Major) VI .....4
  PIA 313 Applied Piano (Major) VII .....4
  PIA 314 Applied Piano(Major) VIII .....4

Electives

  Seven academic (non-music) courses .....21