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Master of Music

Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy

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There are two tracks for this degree:

Piano Pedagogy - Recital Track

Music Bibliography and Research (MUSC 707) 2 credits 

Major Area
a) Area studies (9 credits of piano pedagogy and 3 credits of piano literature or pedagogy)
b) Applied piano (6 credits of MUSC 711P)
c) Solo Recital (1 credit)

19 credits
Music History (as determined by the Music Diagnostic Exam) 3 credits
Music Theory (at least one 700-level course and one analytical course) 3 credits 
Music Electives 5 credits 
Total 32 credits

Piano Pedagogy - Thesis Track

Music Bibliography and Research (MUSC 707) 2 credits 

Major Area
a) Area studies (9 credits of piano pedagogy and 3 credits of piano literature or pedagogy)
b) Applied piano (4 credits of MUSC 711P)
c) Thesis (3 credits)

19 credits
Advanced Music Research (MUSC 747) 2 credits
Music History (as determined by the Music Diagnostic Exam) 3 credits
Music Theory (at least one 700-level course and one analytical course) 3 credits 
Music Electives 3 credits 
Total 32 credits

Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree (or the equivalent) in piano performance or piano pedagogy.