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Music - Performance Pedagogy

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

M.A.
12 months
Duration
1651 USD/credit
1651 USD/credit
1631 USD/credit
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About

This curriculum focuses on the study of advanced pedagogy techniques, teaching special populations, and the performance practice and pedagogy of advanced literature.

Overview

 Students pursuing this concentration typically are musicians who are primarily interested in teaching, rather than a career as a professional performer. Many of these students continue their studies at the Doctoral level and pursue professional teaching careers in their fields.

Graduate Assistantships are available for qualified students. Graduate Assistant duties typically include teaching opportunities in both group and applied settings at the college level.

Recent Student Projects:
  • When Your Student Cannot See Movement Activities for the Independent Piano Teacher
  • Group Lessons for Adult Learners
  • Improving the Reading Skills of Aural Learners
  • Alternative Reading Methods.
  • Teaching Popular Music to High School Students

Performance Pedagogy majors also take classes in Applied Piano, Music Theory, Music History, Keyboard Literature and perform a Graduate Recital.

Programme Structure

Major Area:
  • Internship Recital
  • Directed Studies in Performance Pedagogy
  • Recital
  • Applied Concentration
Other Courses:
  • Research and Bibliography
  • Analysis of Tonal Music
  • Analysis of Twentieth Century Music
  • Music Theory Pedagogy
  • Survey of Music Theory
  • Seminar in Music History

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • GRE scores acceptable to the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Graduate School
  • a scholarly paper in music theory and/or analysis (approximately 5 pages minimum)
  • samples of written compositions and audio recordings, if student wishes to focus on acoustic composition (not required of students intending to write a theoretical thesis)
  • audio and/or audio/visual recordings of work, if student wishes to focus on music media (not required of students intending to write a theoretical thesis)
  • a sufficient score on the graduate music theory placement exam
  • a sufficient score on an aural skills exam (for students applying to become a graduate assistant in music theory)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1651 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1651 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1651 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1651 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    1631 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1631 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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