Majors, Minors and Concentrations Details

B.Mus. degree program in performance
HEGIS code 1004
NYS SED program code 02018

Program/Department Advisers

Name
Title
Phone
Email
Office Hours
COHEN, DOUGLAS Undergraduate Adviser 718-951-5000 xt 5954 423 Whitehead Hall dcohen @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Office hours by appointment

 

Music is a writing intensive major.
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Program requirements (59 credits plus foreign language or proficiency)
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All of the following:

Music 3211, 3212, 3213, 3214 (8 credits)
Music 3221, 3222, 3223, 3224 (4 credits)
Music 3231 and 3232, or 3235; 3233 or 3236; 3234 or 3237 (12 credits)
Music 11.2 or 3241, 11.3 or 3242, 11.4 or 3243 (12 credits)
Music 4430 or 4431 or 4440 or 4450 or 4460 or 4470 or one seminar in music numbered in the 4900's (3 credits); and
Music 3791, 3792, 3793, 3794, 3795, 3796 (12 credits).
Eight credits in ensemble performance from Music 3700 through 3781 as assigned by the Conservatory of Music.

In addition to the course listings above, an approved recital, and approval of the faculty are required for the bachelor of music degree.

A successful jury examination in performance must be completed at the conclusion of each semester of Music 3791 - 3796 or 4841 (Performance). Students taking Music 3793 will present to the faculty a longer performance jury, at which time their overall progress in the program will be evaluated, and permission to continue in the program granted or denied. Music majors aiming toward professional careers as performers are strongly urged to take additional ensembles each semester, including at least two terms of Music 3741, 3742, 3743, 3780 or 3781 (i.e., Contemporary Music Ensemble, Brass Ensemble, Woodwind Chamber Music, Jazz Big Band, or Small Jazz Ensemble).

All music courses offered to satisfy the requirements for a major in music must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

The list of the music performance faculty is available online at http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/web/academics/schools/mediaarts/departments/music/faculty.php

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