Bachelor of Music
The Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance, Percussion Concentration, requires
120 credit hours. It includes foundational music coursework such as music theory,
aural skills, class piano, history of music, orchestral excerpts, individual applied
lessons and the opportunity to attend recitals and concerts by other students and
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Master of Music
The Master of Music in Instrumental Performance requires 30-31 credit hours of coursework.
It includes an introduction to music scholarship and research, individualized applied
lessons, seminars in music history and music theory, pedagogy studies with faculty-mentors,
and a culminating recital performance.
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Doctor of Arts
The Doctor of Arts in Instrumental Performance requires 67-71 credit hours of coursework.
Through creating a plan of study, students will be able to pursue academic interests
in preparation for comprehensive exams, continue individualized applied lessons, participate
in a supervised practicum in college teaching, and give recitals and complete dissertation
research credits. Doctoral students will also choose a secondary concentration and
complete appropriate graduate-level coursework.
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Music Performance Certificate
The Graduate Certificate in Performance is a two-semester post-baccalaureate course
of study designed for advanced, non-degree seeking students wishing to pursue intense
and concentrated musical study in horn, trumpet, tenor trombone, bass trombone, euphonium
and tuba at the graduate level.
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Performance opportunities will be available for the UNC Symphony Orchestra, UNC Bands
and Wind Ensemble and UNC Jazz Bands. Through these ensembles, students will be able
to perform in interdisciplinary collaborations and experience artistry outside of
their own areas. Smaller chamber music groups will be available for more individualized
and concentrated music-making experiences.