Conservatory of Music:
percussion 

Master of Music:
Concentration in Percussion Performance

Graduate music majors who concentrate in percussion must meet the following conservatory requirements (42 credits) and earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Purchase College.

First Year: 21 credits
 
Fall: 11 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5231/Percussion Ensemble 1 credit
MPE 5460/Percussion Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5560/Contemporary Ensemble or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
2 credits
MTH 5000/Research and Writing for the Modern Musician 2 credits
 
Spring: 10 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5231/Percussion Ensemble 1 credit
MPE 5460/Percussion Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5560/Contemporary Ensemble or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
2 credits
MPE 5991/Master’s Recital 1 credit
 
Second Year: 21 credits
 
Fall: 11 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5231/Percussion Ensemble 1 credit
MPE 5460/Percussion Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5560/Contemporary Ensemble or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
2 credits
MTH 5 —/Music theory/analysis elective 2 credits
MTH 5840/Graduate Exit Exam: Classical 0 credit
 
Spring: 10 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5231/Percussion Ensemble 1 credit
MPE 5460/Percussion Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5560/Contemporary Ensemble or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
2 credits
MPE 5991/Master’s Recital 1 credit

Updated June 17, 2013

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