Concentration in Music

Advisers for Concentration in Music

Office Hours
Braunstein, Riki Music Education Coordinator 718.951.5000 xt1185 401s Whitehead Hall rbraunstein @ By appointment
Cali, Claudia Music Education Coordinator 718.951.5000 x 1185 401s Whitehead Hall claudia.cali @ By appointment


The requirements for early childhood education teacher (birth-grade 2) are described under the Department of Early Childhood and Art Education in the Undergraduate Bulletin. The requirements for childhood education teacher (grades 1-6) programs are described under the Department of Childhood, Bilingual and Special Education in the Undergraduate Bulletin. Students who major in either of these programs and who elect a concentration in music must complete 30 credits in the Conservatory of Music with a grade of C or higher in each course.
Concentration requirements (30 credits minimum):
One course chosen from Music 1400, 1500, 3235.
Four courses chosen from Music 3700 through 3781.
Two credits chosen from Music 3211, 3221, 3222, 3223, 3600, 3661.
Five courses chosen from Music 2101, 2102, 2103, 2104, 2105, 2106, 3247, 4440.
Music 3581 and 3583.

A placement examination is required for certain theory, performance, and history/repertoire courses.

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