2018-2019 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    
    Jul 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Private Music Study Minor


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Coordinators

Keyboard

Anne Laver, Setnor School of Music

122A Crouse College, 315-443-1316, alaver@syr.edu

Percussion

Joshua Dekaney, Setnor School of Music

301 Crouse College, 315-443-2191, jadekane@syr.edu

Guitar

Kenneth Meyer, Setnor School of Music

121B Crouse College, 315-443-2765, kmeyer@syr.edu

College/School

College of Visual and Performing Arts / Setnor School of Music

 

Description

The Minor in Private Music Study is designed for students from any degree program on campus, except those in the Setnor School of Music, who want to study music privately on guitar, drum set, piano or organ. Students who perform other instruments may petition to be accepted into the Minor in Private Music Study. The specific requirements are as follows: 6 semesters of private lessons (6 credits), 6 credits of select courses in either music theory or music history and literature, and 6 credits in any ENI/ENC/ENV ensemble or other selected music courses.

Admission

Meet with designated Setnor School of Music advisor prior to beginning the program.

3.3 (B+) GPA in one semester of lessons.

At least one full semester of private study on their instrument with a School of Music applied instructor. Positive recommendation in writing from their applied instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes


1. Demonstrate skills for functional and artistic self-expression at the appropriate level and the ability to perform a cross-section of repertoire

Minor Requirements


The Minor in Private Music Study requires eighteen credits of coursework. Of these, a minimum of 6 credits must be in School of Music applied lessons, 6 credits in select music theory or music history & literature courses, and 6 credits in any ENI/ENC/ENV ensemble or other selected music courses. 12 credits in the minor should be at the 300 level or higher. No courses taken for zero credit will count toward the minor.

Music Theory and Music History & Literature: 6 credits


Depending upon student experience, higher-level music theory courses can be petitioned through advisement.

Total Credits: 18


Restrictions


Students pursuing the B.A. or B.M. in the Setnor School of Music are ineligible for this minor.

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