1. Students will demonstrate proficiency in performance and theoretical musical skills that will enable them to be successful musicians.
  2. Students will demonstrate a grasp of historical/cultural perspectives on the world of music.
  3. Students will develop critical thinking about music (i.e. analysis, critical listening, and performance evaluation.)
  4. Students will exemplify professional excellence in their areas of focus (i.e. education, performance, composition) that will make them attractive to employers in the sacred/secular market place.

Piano Performance

Piano performance students will demonstrate proficiency in keyboard technique, sight-reading, and repertoire utilizing keyboard music representative of various stylistic periods with attention to period performance practice.