Student Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate proficiency in performance and theoretical musical skills that will enable them to be successful musicians.
- Students will demonstrate a grasp of historical/cultural perspectives on the world of music.
- Students will develop critical thinking about music (i.e. analysis, critical listening, and performance evaluation.)
- 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.
Composition students will create music for various genres, for a wide variety of performing forces, demonstrating mastery of metrical, timbral, and melodic elements within a variety of harmonic systems.