Music Education BM
Student Learning Outcomes
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
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.