Conservatory of Music:
Classical Guitar 

Master of Music:
Concentration in Classical Guitar Performance

Graduate music majors who concentrate in classical guitar must meet the following conservatory requirements (42 credits) and earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Purchase College. Students must complete at least one semester of MPE 5205 or MPE 5565.

First Year: 21 credits
 
Fall: 11 credits
MPE 5210/Private Study: Guitar 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5205/Camerata or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
 
2 credits
MPE 5410/Guitar Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5 —/Performance elective 1 credit
MTH 5000/Research and Writing for the Modern Musician 2 credits
MTH 5 —/Music theory/analysis elective 2 credits
 
Spring: 10 credits
MPE 5210/Private Study: Guitar 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5205/Camerata or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
 
2 credits
MPE 5410/Guitar Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5 —/Performance elective 1 credit
MTH 5 —/Music theory/analysis elective 2 credits
MPE 5991/Master’s Recital 1 credit
 
Second Year: 21 credits
 
Fall: 11 credits
MPE 5210/Private Study: Guitar 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5205/Camerata or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
 
2 credits
MPE 5410/Guitar Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5 —/Performance elective 1 credit
MCO or MPE 5 —/Music composition or
   performance elective
 
2 credits
MTH 5 —/Music theory/analysis elective 2 credits
MTH 5840/Graduate Exit Exam: Classical 0 credit
 
Spring: 10 credits
MPE 5210/Private Study: Guitar 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5205/Camerata or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
 
2 credits
MPE 5410/Guitar Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5 —/Performance elective 1 credit
MTH 5 —/Music theory/analysis elective 2 credits
MPE 5991/Master’s Recital 1 credit

Updated June 18, 2013

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