Group and Private Lesson
Group Lessons (MUAP)
The following performance classes are recommended for students with little or no formal musical training, who need to learn fundamentals of performance technique and reading music notation:
Courses in Private Lessons (MUPR)
Credits earned on the basis of lesson duration. An upper-level course number implies advanced proficiency in performance technique and repertoire.
-Minor or elective study, may be repeated for credit
-First-year principal performance area for music major, 2 semesters. By audition only.
-Second-year major study, 2 semesters. By passing jury for MUPR 2xxx only.
-Optional third-year major study, 2 semesters. By passing jury for MUPR 3xxx only (may be repeated for credit).
A one-credit lesson means a 30-minute lesson weekly, and requires a minimum of one hour of daily practice. A two-credit lesson means a 55-minute lesson weekly, and requires a minimum of two hours of daily practice. BA music majors are expected to perform at least once per year in a public recital such as Student Recital Hour.
An applied music fee is charged for all individual instruction. See “Tuition and Fees .” Audition repertoire guidelines are available from the instructor in each performance area, and on the department website.