Music Education BM

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Performance
    Develop competencies in Performance that include: Development of technical skills requisite for artistic expression; Ability to perform from a cross-section of repertory; Ability to read at sight; Ability to work as a leader and in collaboration; Keyboard competency; Growth in artistry, technical skills, collaborative competence and knowledge of repertory through regular ensemble experiences.

  2. Basic skills and Musical Analysis
    Develop competencies in Basic Skills and Musical Analysis that include: An ability to analyze and understand the common elements and organizational patterns of music; The ability to apply, use and place this knowledge in appropriate compositional, performance, scholarly, pedagogical, cultural and historical contexts.

  3. Compositional and Improvisation
    Develop competencies in Composition and Improvisation that include: Ability to create derivative or original music both extemporaneously and in written form; The ability to compose, improvise, or both at a basic level in one or more musical languages.

  4. History and Repertory
    Develop competencies in History and Repertory that include: Knowledge of music history through the present time; An acquaintance with repertories beyond the area of specialization.

  5. Technology
    Develop competencies in Technology that include: An understanding of how technology serves the field of music as a whole; Working knowledge of the technological developments applicable to their area of specialization.

  6. Synthesis
    Develop competencies in Synthesis that include: Working independently on a variety of musical problems by combining their capabilities in the listed competencies; Forming and defending value judgments about music.