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Piano Renewal Initiative

Please consider supporting our Piano Renewal Initiative. If you have a high-quality piano in good condition that you are no longer using, or if you would like to purchase or contribute towards a new piano, please contact the Department of Music Office for more information regarding our specific needs.

Metropolitan Club donates Steinway M grand piano

Katz Foundation donates new Steinway recital piano

Leon Bates Masterclass and Mini-Concert officially launches Piano Renewal Initiative.

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GRADUATE
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS


RECITALSENSEMBLESJURIES


GRADUATE RECITALS

Performance requirements in the form of recital appearances are made by the students in their area of specialization. Recital descriptions and requirements follow:

1. Jazz Studies Qualifying Recital: a recital, typically of one-hour in length, presented in the second semester of residence. The recital is required to continue in the Jazz Studies program.

2. Graduating Degree Recital: a public recital of one-hour in length, required of all degree candidates in the Performance and Jazz Studies major programs, and of students who elect the recital option in the Music Education program. The recital will consist of works approved by the private instructor.

Recital Scheduling Procedures


ENSEMBLES

All graduate students may participate in ensembles, as determined by the advisor. The following ensemble experiences are available (according to categories):

Orchestral Instruments: Concert Band, Orchestra (also available through the Consortium);

Vocal: University Choir, University Chorale, University Collegium;

Keyboard: Accompaniment for large and small ensembles;

Jazz Studies: Jazz Ensembles, Jazz Vocal Ensemble, Jazztet;

Music Education: selected from the above with the approval of the advisor.


JURIES

Each student enrolled in performance instruction (private lessons) must perform each semester before a faculty panel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Announcements

On-Campus Auditions for
Fall 2019
Admission
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Appointment requuired.
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University Academic Calendar 2018-2019 (rev. 04/06/2018)

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Event Highlights

Many of our events are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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SELECT UPCOMING EVENTS:

Holiday Jazz Choir Concert
featuring
Afro Blue, SAASy, HU Jazz Singers and special guests HU Youth Jazz Choir - Childers Recital Hall, Wed, Nov 28, 7:30pm FREE

Jazz Choirs Christmas 2018 Concert Poster

Chamber Orchestra Fall Concert
Program
Telemann Viola Concerto, Lyric for Strings by George Walker, Mozart Symphony #40 in d minor - Childers Recital Hall, Sun, Dec 2, 4:00pm FREE

HU Orchestra Fall 2018 Concert Poster

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