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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Master of Music - Strings Performance and Pedagogy Track

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To provide private music teachers advanced training in string performance and in techniques of private and group string teaching.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

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

  1. Bachelor of Music degree, preferably in applied piano.
  2. Minimum GPA of 3.00 for last 60 semester hours and 3.00 for all music hours.
  3. Submission of TOEFL scores (as applicable) that meet University of Houston minimum standards.
  4. Full senior recital in the undergraduate degree program.
  5. Beginning graduate-level performance ability as determined in an audition before members of the graduate faculty.
  6. 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 the last semester of study.
  • Recital Requirement:  Students are required to present one full recital, half of which will be a solo performance by the student, and half of which will be solo performances by the student’s private students.




¹ Additional hours of applied study in the major area are not applied toward the degree plan. Graduate students enrolled for applied study are also required to enroll in an appropriate large ensemble.

² Students are encouraged to take a literature course in their discipline.

Program Total: 33.0 Credit Hours