Minor in Music Performance

21 Credits 

 

Students must earn a grade of C- (1.70) or better in courses required to successfully complete the requirements for the Minor. An individualized minor may be developed in consultation with the Music Department. Standard Minor in Music requirements:

  • Choice of:
    • MUSC-103: Introduction to Music Theory
      AND
    • MUSC-201: Theory I
      OR
    • MUSC-201: Theory I
      AND
    • MUSC-202: Theory II
  • MUSC-105: Aural Skills I
  • MUSC-106: Aural Skills II
  • One course (3 credits) in Music with an Artistic Ways of Knowing
  • Choice of:
    • MUSP-355: Chamber Ensemble (1 non-academic credit)
      OR
    • MUSP-357: The Hill Singers (1 non-academic credit)
  • Choice of:
    • Five additional MUSP-Music Performance courses (5 non-academic credits total)
      OR
    • Five MUSL- Music Lessons for Non-Majors courses (5 academic credits total) (additional fee of $465 per semester applies to all MUSL courses.)
  • Attend three concerts total

Minor in Jazz Performance – 19 credits

This Minor is open to any undergraduate student with demonstrated ability. Students must earn a grade of C- (1.70) or better in courses required to successfully complete the requirements for the Minor. Students may enroll in the Minor only after consulting with Edward Strauman, Room M-24, St. Joseph Hall, Music Corridor, Telephone: 215/753-3634; Email: straumane@chc.edu. Requirements:

  • MUSC-129: History of Jazz (WOK: Artistic)
  • MUSC-180: Jazz Improvisation I
  • MUSC-181: Jazz Improvisation II
  • MUSC-310: Jazz Arranging
  • MUSP-359: Jazz Ensemble Performance (.5 credit, one semester)
  • MUSP-381: Jazz Improvisation Workshop (.5 credit, one semester)
  • Two courses (6 credits) chosen in consultation with Dr. Strauman. Choices include, but are not limited to, the following, which may not be offered every semester:
    • MUSC-144: Creating, Recording, and Marketing a Song (WOK: Artistic)
    • MUSC-252: The Business of Music