Ithaca College


Master of Music in Suzuki Pedagogy

This degree program is open to candidates whose major performance areas are violin or viola. There is a two-year residence requirement. Candidates are required to attend the Suzuki Teacher Institute during the summer between the two years of residency.

Although specific audition requirements vary, all candidates must demonstrate the ability to perform a recital successfully during the period of degree study and must meet the audition requirements expected of all performance degree applicants.

Degree Requirements

MUED-57100 Suzuki Seminar I      3
MUED-57200 Suzuki Seminar II      3
MUED-67300 Suzuki Practicum I      2
MUED-67400 Suzuki Practicum II      2
MUED-74x00 Summer Suzuki Teacher Institute      3
MUMC-61100/61200 Recital (performance or lecture)   1-2
MUTH-59700 Survey of Violin and Viola Literature      2
MUTH-65200 Bibliography and Research in Music      3
PFMJ-6xxxx Performance (major instrument)      6
PFMJ-6xxxx Performance (minor instrument or ensemble)      2
MUxx-xxxxx Electives    4-5
Total     32

The decision to present either a performance or lecture-recital is up to the student and the major performance studies teacher, in consultation with the graduate adviser.