|Field of Study:||Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Performance, General
Voice and Opera
|Description:||While specializing in music studies, students are introduced to diverse fields of human knowledge within a supportive environment. This holistic approach enhances students' scholastic insights and fosters self-confidence, which in turn facilitates appreciation of the traditions, cultures, and viewpoints of others. Such an approach also promotes versatility and flexibility in the job market, important traits of successful twenty-first-century professional musicians.
Piano and Voice is for those whose primary career interest is to perform and teach lessons in piano or voice. This major includes courses specific to piano and voice in literature and pedagogy, and provides for a broadly-based music education with advanced studies in music theory and music history. Four years of ensembles (choral/instrumental and chamber) are required. Careers include soloist, chorister, accompanist, chamber musician, and teacher in public school, post secondary, or a conservatory.