Vocal Performance

Summary

With a faculty of active performers to provide outstanding vocal training,  a variety of performance opportunities and world-class choral ensemble experience, students leave solidly prepared for professional performing or teaching careers.

Curriculum Requirements

A BMUS in Vocal Performance is a four-year, 129 credit hour emphasis consisting of degree requirements (private lessons, music theory, keyboard, conducting, music history, large ensemble, opera, voice and additional music courses) and the U of U General Education Requirements and Bachelor's Degree Requirements. A senior recital is required.

The MM is a two-year, 31 credit hour program consisting of private lessons and coaching, bibliography, music history and literature, advanced music theory, opera workshop and vocal pedagogy. Two master’s recitals and foreign language proficiency are required.

The DMA is a three-year, 58-62 credit hour program consisting of private lessons, large ensembles, music history and literature, advanced music theory, pedagogy, performance practice and courses in a related field. A dissertation essay, four recitals and foreign language proficiency are required.

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