M.M. in Performance - Keyboard Concentration (Piano, Harpsichord, or Organ)

School of Music
Cognate Requirments6
Select 3 credits of music history (MHL)
Select 3 credits of music theory (MTC)
Required Courses
Lessons9
Select 9 credits in individual lessons at the advanced level:
Advanced Organ Private Lesson
Advanced Organ Private Lesson
Advanced Organ Private Lesson
Advanced Piano Private Lesson
Advanced Piano Private Lesson
Advanced Piano Private Lesson
Keyboard Literature6
Select 6 credits in keyboard literature:
Organ Literature I (Advanced Organ)
Organ Literature II (Advanced Organ)
Baroque Keyboard Literature
Classical Piano Literature
Romantic Piano Literature
20TH Century Piano Literature
Concentration Electives3
Select 3 credits of concentration electives from the following:
Piano Ensemble
Master Class Keyboard
Accompanying (Organ)
Accompanying I (Vocal)
Accompanying II (Instrumental)
Perspectives in Pedagogy II
Perspectives in Pedagogy III
Free Electives4
Any 500-level courses selected under advisement
Recital Component2
Select 2 credits:
Harpsichord Recital
Recital (Organ)
Recital
Comprehensive Exit Examination
Completion of a comprehensive exit examination is required.
Total Minimum Credits Required30

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via my WCU and consult their Graduate Coordinator.  For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
Music History or Music Theory 3
Advanced Lessons (541) 3
Keyboard Literature 3
 Credits9
Semester Two
Music History or Music Theory 3
Advanced Lessons (542) 3
Keyboard Literature 3
 Credits9
Year Two
Semester One
Advanced Lessons (543) 3
Concentration Elective 1-3
Free Elective 1
 Credits5-7
Semester Two
Advanced Lessons (544) - Free Elective 3
Recital 2
Concentration Elective 1-3
Comprehensive Exit Exam  
 Credits6-8
 Total Credits29-33