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: 10 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5231/Percussion Ensemble 2 credits
MPE 5460/Percussion Performance Class 1 credit
MTH 5000/Research and Writing for the Modern Musician 2 credits
 
Spring: 11 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5231/Percussion Ensemble 2 credits
MPE 5460/Percussion Performance Class 1 credit
MTH 5 —/Music history or theory elective 2 credits
MPE 5991/Master’s Recital: Classical 1 credit
 

Second Year: 21 credits

Fall: 10 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5231/Percussion Ensemble 2 credits
MPE 5460/Percussion Performance Class 1 credit
MTH 5 —/Music history or theory elective 2 credits
 
Spring: 11 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5231/Percussion Ensemble 2 credits
MPE 5460/Percussion Performance Class 1 credit
MTH 5 —/Music history or theory elective 2 credits
MPE 5991/Master’s Recital: Classical 1 credit