Conservatory of Music:
Piano 

Master of Music:
Concentration in Piano Performance

Graduate music majors who concentrate in piano must meet the following conservatory requirements (42 credits) and earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Purchase College. MPE 5565 may be taken in a different semester in consultation with the head of the piano program.

First Year: 21 credits
 
Fall: 11 credits
MPE 5370/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music 2 credits
MPE 5472/Romantic Piano Literature 2 credits
MPE 5480/Piano Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5610/Collaborative Piano 1 credit
MTH 5000/Research and Writing for the Modern Musician 2 credits
 
Spring: 10 credits
MPE 5370/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 5473/20th-Century Piano Literature 2 credits
MPE 5480/Piano Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5610/Collaborative Piano 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 5370/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music 2 credits
MPE 5470/Baroque Keyboard Literature 2 credits
MPE 5480/Piano Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5495/Harpsichord/Fortepiano/Organ Class 2 credits
MTH 5840/Graduate Exit Exam: Classical 0 credit
 
Spring: 11 credits
MPE 5370/Private Study: Piano 3 credits
MPE 5471/Classical Sonata Literature 2 credits
MPE 5480/Piano Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5565/Purchase New Music 2 credits
MTH 5 —/Music theory/analysis elective 2 credits
MPE 5991/Master’s Recital 1 credit

Updated June 17, 2013

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