Students will develop the necessary technical abilities and skill sets to demonstrate an appropriate level of self-expression in the primary performance area appropriate to the chosen music degree track.
Students will develop the necessary technical abilities and skill sets to demonstrate appropriate performance skills on secondary instruments
Students will continue to discover their level of musical ability and develop their musicianship to the highest possible level in the areas of technique, expression, collaborative understanding and knowledge of literature through varied ensemble experiences.
Students will develop the necessary vocabulary of gestures, understanding of rehearsal techniques and knowledge of literature to demonstrate competence in conducting various ensembles.
Students will demonstrate competence in the materials and structures of music through performance, analysis, composition, scholarly pursuit, and pedagogical application in regard to the requisites of their respective degree tracks.
Students will demonstrate scholarly application of Western art-tradition and vernacular-tradition music within the context of history and culture.