Master of Music (MM) Brass & Percussion


The Master of Music (MM) degree in Brass & Percussion requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of graduate-level coursework, distributed into the categories listed below. Selections must be approved by your master's committee.

Contacts:

A list of all course offerings can be found on the Schedule of Classes.

Master of Music (MM): Brass & Percussion Program Guide

Prerequisites

Must be cleared in accordance with school and area policies

Music History

CheckCourse
 Medieval: Exam / MUSC 474
 Renaissance: Exam / MUSC 475
 Baroque: Exam / MUSC 476
 Classical: Exam / MUSC 477
 Romantic: Exam / MUSC 478
 20th Century: Exam / MUSC 479

Music Theory

CheckCourse
 Harmony: Exam / MTHC 400
 Aural Skills: Exam / MTHC 402
 Form: Exam / MTHC 404
 20th Century: Exam / MTHC 406

Music Core

Research Skills (3 hours)

Waiver or equivalent course accepted with approval

CourseHrsTermGrade
MUSC 8013  

Musicology and Theory (9 hours)

At least 1 course from each area

CourseHrsTermGrade
MUSC   
MTHC   
    

Major Area

Studio Lessons (12 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
                    811   
                    811   
                    811   
                    811   

Pedagogy (1 hour)

W&P 704 for Brass, W&P 708 for Percussion

CourseHrsTermGrade
W&P1  

Master's Recital (1 hour)

CourseHrsTermGrade
                        899   

Major Ensembles (2 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
    
    

Electives (2 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
    
    

University-Level Exams

Exam Authorization forms should be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance of the exam date

ExamDateResult
Final Oral Exam  

Graduate Advisory Committee

Minimum of 3 faculty members for master's committee

Committee MemberPosition
 Chair (B&P)
 Brass & Perc.
 MUSC / MTHC
 Optional

Graduation Requirements

CompletedCourse Requirements
 30 Total Graduate Credit Hours
 3.0 Cumulative Graduate GPA
 Applied for Graduation in Enroll & Pay
 Complete Exam Authorization Form (.pdf) (at least two weeks prior to exam date)
 Verify all recital programs are on file at musicgrad@ku.edu