The mg游戏平台发展项目’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to offer students individualized instruction in their area of concentration while seeking to develop the whole musician. A student’s skill level and concentration in the program determine his or her assigned course schedule.
课程 and course offerings are subject to change by program administration at any time.
Required of all students in the program.
早晨的集会 offers an opportunity for the entire student body to build community as they start their Saturday together. Following the morning’s announcements, the rally’s advisers and special guests lead the students in interactive activities which encourage teamwork, 自我反省, and the development of the whole musician. 每年为所有学生所要求. 25分钟.
Private instruction in the student’s area of concentration (instrument or composition) with assigned studio faculty. Instruction includes preparation for the student’s annual solo recital and jury examination. 每年为所有学生所要求. 作文 students receive two private lessons, one in composition and one on their instrument. 60分钟.
Group studio classes offer opportunities for students to practice scales and other exercises which strengthen their foundational skills on the instrument; focus extra attention on areas of technique and performance for which there is limited time in private lessons; and perform for and receive feedback from their peers and the faculty. Masterclasses may also be offered throughout the year. 每年为所有学生所要求. 50分钟.
A series of courses designed to develop students' theory and ear training skills from the fundamental level through the advanced. Placement in the appropriate music theory and ear training class is determined by a written music theory assessment, completed during the student's entrance audition. 每年为所有学生所要求. 50分钟.
A vocal performance course introducing students to the fundamentals of ensemble singing. Weekly rehearsals offer students an additional opportunity to collaborate with their peers and strengthen their note reading and aural skills. Each semester culminates in a concert. 每年为所有学生所要求. 50分钟.
An independent project exploring the musician's role as leader, entrepreneur, and arts advocate. 提供互动表演, 课堂演示, or other artistic project in their local community, students experience firsthand how the arts can foster meaningful connections, 加强社区, 激发社会变革. Project advisement is offered as requested. 每年为所有学生所要求.
Study of classic orchestral repertoire for strings. Each semester's study culminates in a performance. Required each year for all students with a concentration in violin, 中提琴, 大提琴, and 低音提琴. 75分钟.
Study of classic concert band repertoire. Each semester's study culminates in a performance. Required each year for all students with a concentration in wind, brass, 和冲击 instruments. 75分钟.
Study of classic orchestral and symphonic repertoire. Each semester's study culminates in a performance. Required each year of all students with a concentration in violin, 中提琴, 大提琴, 低音提琴, 和冲击. Required of brass and wind students at the discretion of faculty and administration, 根据试镜. 50分钟.
A collaborative forum for students with a concentration in composition focusing on music technology and production, 倾听技巧, mg游戏平台的历史, 和编制. Students regularly share their works-in-progress and receive feedback. Required each year of all students with a concentration in composition. 75分钟.
A practicum for students with a concentration in composition exploring various composition techniques. Topics covered by guest artists and lecturers include writing for various instruments and for voice, 作曲家的职业道路, 和跨学科合作. Required each year of all students with a concentration in composition. 50分钟.
由演播室教员指导, students explore the unique skills and repertoire required to perform in small chamber ensembles (groups of 2-5 students on various instruments). Chamber groups perform twice per year. Open to all instrumental majors except percussion, saxophone, and 低音提琴. Placement at the discretion of faculty and administration. 可能是重复的. 50分钟.
Group piano lessons that introduce the student to basic piano technique, 包括尺度, 指法, 和弦, 和视. No previous piano instruction required. 面向所有学生开放. Not recommended for students who currently take or have previously taken private piano lessons outside of MAP. 如空间许可，可以重复使用吗. 50分钟.
An introduction to the fundamentals of music composition, including form, counterpoint, and harmony. The year concludes with a performance of students' original compositions. Open to all instrumental majors who demonstrate sufficient skills in music theory and ear training. Eligibility is determined based on the student’s music theory placement exam. 如空间许可，可以重复使用吗. 50分钟.