Jun 06, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Doctor of Musical Arts - Keyboard Performance Track


Colleges  > Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts  > Moores School of Music  > Doctor of Musical Arts Programs  > Keyboard Performance Track

Purpose:

To provide advanced training and performance experience for students pursuing a career in music performance, and to prepare students to teach music performance at the collegiate level.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

In addition or supplementary to the admission requirements stated on the Moores School of Music Doctor of Musical Arts Programs  page, applicant must meet the following requirements:

  1. Master’s degree in music.
  2. Minimum GPA of 3.00 for all graduate work attempted.
  3. Submission of TOEFL scores (as applicable) that meet University of Houston minimum standards.
  4. Appropriate graduate-level performance ability as determined in an audition before members of the faculty.
  5. Satisfactory results on entrance examinations in music theory and music history. (Unsatisfactory results will require remedial coursework beyond courses required for the degree.)

Degree Requirements:

  • Comprehensive Examination Requirement:  Students must pass a comprehensive examination in order to gain admission to candidacy.
  • Foreign Language Requirement:  Students must demonstrate reading proficiency in French, German, or Italian in order to gain admission to candidacy.
  • Minor Field:  Student shall, in consultation with their doctoral committee and the Graduate Advisor, declare a minor field, consisting of 12 credit hours approved by the committee and the coordinator of the minor field area.
  • Recital Requirement:
    • Piano:  Students are required to present one full solo recital, one accompanying and chamber music recital, and one lecture.  Students pursuing the doctoral essay option will present an additional solo recital or an approved concerto performance with orchestra.
    • Organ:  Students are required to present two full solo recitals and one lecture.  Students pursuing the doctoral essay option will present an additional solo recital or an approved concerto performance with orchestra.

Courses:


Note(s):


¹ Additional hours of applied study in the major area are not applied toward the degree plan. Graduate students enrolled for applied study are required to also enroll in an appropriate large ensemble.
² Additional hours of applied music, large ensemble, or doctoral document/essay will not satisfy the free elective requirement.

Doctoral Document Track


Complete 4.0 Credit Hours from:

Doctoral Essay Track


Program Total: 60.0 Credit Hours