A Music major will provide you access to an outstanding faculty who perform with world-class organizations, including the 西雅图 Symphony, Pacific Northwest Ballet, 西雅图歌剧院, 西雅图巴赫合唱团, and 西雅图 Pro Musica; and who record for top studio movie and TV productions.
此外, a music degree with an emphasis in Performance will teach you to hone and develop your musicianship while engaging you in the advanced study of music theory and literature. As you perform in both large and small ensembles and multiple solo recitals, learn a multitude of styles, experience rigorous in-class and private instruction, and participate in regular studio recording, you will begin your preparation for a promising future in music.
Major Courses and Degree Requirements
SPU’s Music Program is accredited at the state and national levels. Each component of the program is designed to sharpen your skills, develop your competence and character, and prepare you for a life in music performance and service.
As a Music major with a Performance emphasis, you will engage in an integrative approach to advanced musicianship. You will study music theory, 听觉能力, 音乐的历史, and a wide range of styles from the early Middle Ages to the 21st century. You will have the opportunity to reflect on the integration of music and faith, as well as on your sense of vocation, as you study in depth great works such as Bach’s “St. 马太福音的热情,” Beethoven’s “Missa Solemnis,” Brahms’ “German Requiem,” and Mahler’s “Resurrection Symphony.” You will perform in a variety of ensembles across 西雅图 and be a part of the music and art created in this inspirational and culture-defining city.
The minimum total quarter credits required for a major emphasis is 124. The minimum total quarter credits required for degree is 180.
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You may enter the Music major during your first quarter at SPU. Entrance after your first quarter requires only good academic standing (2.0 or higher SPU cumulative GPA). 查阅 本科目录
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