Concentration in Music

Advisers for Concentration in Music

Office Hours
Braunstein, Riki Music Education Co-Coordinator 718.951.5000 x1176 409 Whitehead Hall rbraunstein @ Email for appointments


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):

For academic year 2020-2021 only: The department chair may allow up to six credits of course substitutions for one or more of these requirements consistent with the educational goals of the program.

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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