Graduate music majors who concentrate in strings 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: 10 credits
MPE 5 —/Private Study: Instrument 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5205/Camerata or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
 
2 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5440/String Performance Class 1 credit
MTH 5000/Research and Writing for the Modern Musician 2 credits
 
Spring: 11 credits
MPE 5 —/Private Study: Instrument 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5205/Camerata or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
 
2 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5440/String Performance Class 1 credit
MTH 5 —/Music theory/analysis elective 2 credits
MPE 5991/Master’s Recital: Classical 1 credit
 

Second Year: 21 credits

Fall: 10 credits
MPE 5 —/Private Study: Instrument 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5205/Camerata or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
 
2 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5440/String Performance Class 1 credit
MTH 5 —/Music theory/analysis elective 2 credits
 
Spring: 11 credits
MPE 5 —/Private Study: Instrument 3 credits
MPE 5140/Chamber Music or
   MPE 5205/Camerata or
   MPE 5565/Purchase New Music
 
 
2 credits
MPE 5201/Symphony Orchestra 2 credits
MPE 5440/String Performance Class 1 credit
MTH 5 —/Music theory/analysis elective 2 credits
MPE 5991/Master’s Recital: Classical 1 credit