To earn the two-year Performers Certificate in percussion, students must meet the following conservatory requirements (18 credits for the one-year program; 36 credits for the two-year program): 

First Year: 18 credits

Fall: 9 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music or
   MPE 5560/Contemporary Ensemble or
   MPE 5205/Camerata
2 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5460/Percussion Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5994/Performers Certificate Recital: Classical 1 credit
 
Spring: 9 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music or
   MPE 5560/Contemporary Ensemble or
   MPE 5205/Camerata
2 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MUS 5520/Trends in Music in Society or
   MUS 5522/Establishing a Professional Musical Life
1 credit
MPE 5994/Performers Certificate Recital: Classical 1 credit
 

Second Year: 18 credits

Fall: 9 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music or
   MPE 5560/Contemporary Ensemble or
   MPE 5205/Camerata
 
2 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5460/Percussion Performance Class 1 credit
MPE 5994/Performers Certificate Recital: Classical 1 credit
 
Spring: 9 credits
MPE 5220/Private Study: Percussion 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music or
   MPE 5560/Contemporary Ensemble or
   MPE 5205/Camerata
2 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MUS 5520/Trends in Music in Society or
   MUS 5522/Establishing a Professional Musical Life
1 credit
MPE 5994/Performers Certificate Recital: Classical 1 credit