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Collaborative Piano-Chamber Music, Certificate of Proficiency

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Requirements

The Certificate of Proficiency in Collaborative Piano-Chamber Music is a one-year program designed to provide further education for pianists interested in collaborating with instrumentalists. The program provides a thorough education in all aspects of piano technique related to instrumentalist accompanying, including strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. The degree is open to current UVU students and local pianists seeking to refine their collaborative piano skills through instrumental literature.

Total Program Credits: 16

  Discipline Core Requirements: 16 Credits
  MUSC 245R Private Lessons II 2
  MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles 6
  MUSC 290R Independent Study 3
  MUSC 3412 Music Career Development                                      3
  MUSC 3415 Instrumental Pedagogy and Literature I                2
or MUSC 3416 Instrumental Pedagogy and Literature II1  

See advisor for course recommendation.

     

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 16 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above. MUSC 245R requires a grade B or higher. All other MUSC courses require a C grade or higher.
  3. Residency hours-- minimum of 4 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

 

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles (Strings) 1
MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles (Woodwinds) 1
MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles (Brass) 1
MUSC 290R Independent Study 2
MUSC 3415 or MUSC 3416 Instrumental Pedagogy and Literature I or II 2
  Semester total: 7
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
MUSC 245R Private Lessons II 2
MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles (Strings) 1
MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles (Woodwinds) 1
MUSC 373R Advanced Small Ensembles (Brass) 1
MUSC 290R Independent Study 1
MUSC 3412 Music Career Development 3
  Semester total: 9
  Degree total: 16

Department

Music

The Music department is in the School of the Arts. To find the most up-to-date information from the Music department, visit their website.

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