The Performer's Certificate

Units required for the certificate: 22

Program Description

The Performer's Certificate is a post-baccalaureate program designed for highly qualified instrumentalists, vocalists, and conductors. Exceptionally talented and dedicated performers admitted through a competitive audition will receive instruction at an advanced level and will be expected to make substantive contribution to the School of Music through participation in a Large Ensemble (LPE) or equivalent.

Admission Requirements

  1. Baccalaureate Degree
  2. Audition demonstrating exceptional skill in the student's area of specialization (conducting, instrumental, or voice performance)

Program Requirements

Required Courses (22 Units)
Select one of the following course pairs:8
Choral Conducting Applied Music
Choral Conducting Techniques
Instrumental Conducting Applied Music
Instrumental Conducting Techniques
Graduate Applied Music
Performance Techniques
MUSC 142 series course 12
MUSC 144 series course 22
MUSC 285Graduate Recital2
MUSC 285Graduate Recital (second recital)2
MUSC 295Fieldwork in Music1
MUSC 299Special Problems2
Select 3 units of Graduate music electives 1, 23
Total Units22