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M.M. in Performance - Organ

The Master of Music in Performance prepares students to pursue a career in performance or to undertake further studies at the doctoral level, positioning them to become college studio professors. The degree is completed in four semesters of study with a minimum of 30 credits required for graduation. Download a sample Course of Study plan (PDF).

Students applying to graduate music programs at SMU Meadows School of the Arts must perform an audition on their principal instrument (includes Voice) as outlined in the Required Graduate Audition Repertoire section of this website.

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Adviser: Stefan Engels

Required Courses Credit Hours
MUHI 6335 Introduction to Graduate Studies 3
MUAS 6010 Recital Attendance (four terms) 0
PERB 6001 Departmental Performance Class (four terms) 0
MUTH 6300, 6326, 6330, 6360 (select one) 3
ORG 6200 (four terms) 8
HARS or PIAN 6100 Private Study: harpsichord or piano (two terms) 2
Ensemble: two terms 0-2
MURE 6201 Recital (written program notes required) 2
MUHI 6320 Organ History and Literature 3
MPED 5114 Organ/Harpsichord Pedagogy 1
Electives: chosen with adviser's approval (3 credits must be from music courses) 6-8
Total Hours 30 

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