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Artist Certificate: Piano  
I. Major Applied Area 16
       MVK 6460 Applied Piano (4,4,4,4)
II. Support Area 12

      Chosen from:
MUL 5412-15 Solo Music Literature Seminar – Piano
       MUL 5485 Early Keyboard Literature
       MUL 5936 Special Topics in Music Literature
       MUN 5456 Duo Piano
       MUN 5465 Camber Music
       MUH 5655 Seminar in Performance Practice

III. Recitals 6
       2 Solo Recitals (2,2)
       Chamber recital (2)
IV. Electives 8

MVK 5395 Continuo Playing – Keyboard
MVK 6262 Applied Music Secondary – Harpsichord
       MUM 5255 Theory of Piano Technology
       MUM 5256 Piano Technology
       Classes in music literature, history, theory, composition
       Concerto performance (2) [If candidate qualifies]

VI. Other Requirements  

Students admitted into the Artists Certificate program in Piano Performance will perform a screening examination at the end of the first semester in residence. No student will be considered fully admitted into the Artist Certificate program until this examination has been passed, and under no circumstances will a student be permitted to continue in the program beyond one semester without a successful completion of that requirement. The examination performance will be judged by the piano faculty.

VII. Certificate Requirements  

In order to obtain maximum experience and take full advantage of the numerous opportunities in the School of Music, the course of study for the Artist Certificate will normally require four semesters for completion of the 42 credits of coursework. No transfer credits will be accepted. Students in the Artist Certificate program must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in order to be eligible for conferral of the Certificate; no course hours with a grade below “C-“ will be credited in the Certificate program.

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