Ithaca College

School of Music

Bachelor of Music in Performance-Collaborative Emphasis

Due to the specific focus and intensive nature of this degree program, it may not be combined with other degrees (such as music education).

Liberal Arts

The 30 credits of liberal arts listed in this group must be taken outside the School of Music. For more information:
Academic Courses of Study

Piano/CE

English or writing

3

Introduction to Poetry ENGL-11300

3

Natural sciences or mathematics

3

Social or behavioral sciences

3

Liberal arts electives

6

Modern language (Six credits each of two of the following: French, German, or Italian. If equivalent proficiency can be demonstrated in one of these languages, then the remaining two should be studied.)

12

Total

30

Other Liberal Arts Requirements

Music history

9

History and Literature of Music I-III MUTH-25500, -25600,-35500

Total

9

Music Requirements

Performance major

32(28)

Performance Repertoire and Pedagogy PFMJ-19900

4

Ensemble

Pianist as Collaborator MUEN-11700, MUEN-11800

2

Accompanying Master Class MUEN-21700, MUEN-21800

2

Piano Ensemble MUEN-30300

1

Choral ensemble

1

Private accompanying

2

Diction

4

Chamber Music MUEN-32100

1

Piano/Instrumental Duo MUEN-31700

1

Piano/Vocal Duo MUEN-31800

1

Fundamentals of Music Theory+ MUTH-10100

1+

Introduction to Musical Styles MUTH-12100

2

Music theory

10

Music Theory I MUTH-12100

Music Theory II MUTH-22100

Music Theory III MUTH-22200

Form and Analysis MUTH-32100

Analysis of Music since 1900 MUTH-32200

Sight-singing

5

Sight-Singing I MUTH-13300

Sight-Singing II -13400

Advanced Sight-Singing III MUTH-23300

Advanced Sight-Singing IV MUTH-23400

Secondary instrument

Keyboard Musicianship PFSM-17500-PFSM-17600

2

Introduction to Harpsichord MUMC-27900

1

Harpsichord 1 PFMJ-10702

1

Career Orientation MUMC-16600

1

Introduction to Music Technology MUMC-10300

1

Recitals MUMC-37300, MUMC-47300, MUMC-47500

4

Survey of Piano Literature MUTH-49500, MUTH-49600

2

Piano Pedagogy MUMC-49300

2

Opera Workshop MUMC-44700

2

Music electives +

0 (3-4)

Recital Attendance MUMC-10100 (six semesters)

0

Total

84

Total for degree

123-124

+ Students may fulfill the requirement for Fundamentals of Music Theory by scoring 84 percent or higher on a placement exam administered by the Department of Music Theory, History, and Composition. Students who score below 84 percent on the exam must take the course, and they take the lower number of music electives.

Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman Year

English or writing

3

Modern language 1b

3

Modern language 1a

3

Music history

3

Private piano*

4

Private piano*

4

Repertoire class

0.5

Repertoire class

0.5

Pianist as Collaborator

1

Pianist as Collaborator

1

(Fundamentals)

(1)

Music Theory I

2

Introduction to Musical Styles

2

Sight-Singing I

1.5

Sight-Singing II

1.5

Keyboard Musicianship I

1

Keyboard Musicianship II

1

Recital Attendance

0

Recital Attendance

0

16(17)

16

Sophomore Year

Modern language 2a

3

Modern languages 2b

3

Music history

3

Music history

3

Private piano

4

Private piano

4

Repertoire class

0.5

Repertoire class

0.5

Accompanying Master Class

1

Accompanying Master Class

1

Chamber Music

0.5

Chamber Music

0.5

Music Theory II

2

Music Theory III

2

Sight-Singing III

1

Sight-Singing IV

1

Introduction to Harpsichord

1

Private harpsichord

1

Recital Attendance

0

Introduction to Music Technology

1

Recital Attendance

0

16

17

Junior Year

Introduction to Poetry

3

Social/behavioral science elective

3

Liberal arts elective

3

Private piano

4

Natural science/ mathematics elective

3

Repertoire class

0.5

Private piano

4

Piano/Vocal Duo

1

Repertoire class

0.5

Analysis Music since 1900

2

Piano/Instrumental Duo

1

Required Junior Recital

1

Form and Analysis

2

Choral ensemble

1

Piano Ensemble

1

Career Orientation

1

Recital Attendance

0

Recital Attendance

0

17.5

13.5

Senior Year

Liberal arts elective

3

Opera Workshop

2

Diction

2

Diction

2

Private piano

4

Private piano

4

Repertoire class

0.5

Repertoire class

0.5

Private Accompanying

1

Collaborative Recital

1

Survey of Piano Literature

1

Private Accompanying

1

Piano Pedagogy

2

Survey of Piano Literature

1

Required Senior Recital

2

13.5

13.5

* Students entering the School of Music in a non-performance degree will take two credits of private lessons each semester until they are accepted into the performance-collaborative emphasis program. Students entering the performance-collaborative emphasis program prior to the sophomore year will substitute music electives for any missing private lesson credits from the previous semester.