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  • 2014 - 2015

    music student handbook

    Policies, Procedures & Plans for Successful Progress in Music

    Department of Music

    School of Fine Arts

    University of Minnesota Duluth

  • 2014-15

    MUSIC STUDENT HANDBOOK

    UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA DULUTH

    DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC

    The Music Student Handbook is prepared by the Department of Music to assist students to become knowledgeable

    about the policies and procedures important to their success as music majors. Students are encouraged to become

    familiar with the information contained in the Handbook and to refer to it often as a guide for their activities

    within the department. Students and advisors should also consult the Handbook frequently during the regular

    semester advisement process.

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Mission Statements ...................................................................................................................................... 2

    The University of Minnesota Duluth ............................................................................................ 2

    The School of Fine Arts ................................................................................................................. 2

    Department of Music ..................................................................................................................... 2

    Music Department Goals and Objectives .................................................................................................. 3

    Music Degree Program Goals and Objectives .......................................................................................... 3

    Jazz Studies ..................................................................................................................................... 4

    Music Education: Instrumental K-12 .......................................................................................... 4

    Music Education, Vocal, K-12 ....................................................................................................... 5

    Performance, Band or Orchestral Instruments ........................................................................... 5

    Performance, Keyboard Emphasis ............................................................................................... 6

    Performance: Vocal Emphasis ...................................................................................................... 6

    Theory and Composition ............................................................................................................... 7

    Bachelor of Arts: Music ................................................................................................................. 7

    Music Minor ................................................................................................................................... 8

    Jazz Studies Minor ......................................................................................................................... 8

    Additional Studies in Music .......................................................................................................... 8

    Faculty and Staff ......................................................................................................................................... 9

    Departmental Policies ............................................................................................................................... 10

    Accompanying .............................................................................................................................. 10

    Advisor Assignment ..................................................................................................................... 10

    Advisement ................................................................................................................................... 11

    Class Attendance .......................................................................................................................... 11

    Attendance, Recital Hour (Mu 0100) ......................................................................................... 11

    Auditions for Music Ensembles .................................................................................................. 12

    Registration for Ensembles and Music Classes ......................................................................... 12

    Department Communications ..................................................................................................... 13

    Bulletin Boards ................................................................................................................ 13

    Music Department Office ............................................................................................... 13

    Music Department Meetings .......................................................................................... 13

    Recital Hour Announcements ........................................................................................ 13

    Ensemble Performances .............................................................................................................. 13

    Facilities ........................................................................................................................................ 14

    Instrument Rental ........................................................................................................................ 15

    Library Resources & Listening Facilities ................................................................................... 16

    Photocopying ............................................................................................................................... 16

    Recital Hour Performances ......................................................................................................... 16

    Recital Hour Performance Attire ............................................................................................... 16

    Recitals Guidelines ....................................................................................................................... 16

    Recital Performance Length .......................................................................................... 17

    Recital Program Design and Printing ........................................................................... 17

    Recital Recording ............................................................................................................ 17

  • Student Organizations .............................................................................................................................. 17

    ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) ...................................................................... 17

    MENC (Music Educators National Conference) ....................................................................... 18

    MSAC (Music Students' Advisory Council) .............................................................................. 18

    IAJE (International Association of Jazz Educators) ................................................................. 18

    Peer Advisors ............................................................................................................................................. 18

    Music Scholarships .................................................................................................................................... 18

    Academic Information .............................................................................................................................. 21

    Academic Advising ....................................................................................................................... 21

    Admission to the Music Department .......................................................................................... 21

    Performance Entrance Audition Requirements ........................................................................ 21

    Double Majors .............................................................................................................................. 22

    Change of Major .......................................................................................................................... 22

    Advanced Standing Examination Requirements....................................................................... 22

    Jazz Studies 23

    Brass ......23 Piano 24

    Violin .24

    Viola 25

    Application to Study Applied Music .......................................................................................... 25

    Applied Music Lesson Fees ......................................................................................................... 26

    Applied Music Requirements ...................................................................................................... 26

    Credit by examination - Music Department Policy ................................................................... 26

    Independent Study Contracts ..................................................................................................... 27

    Internship in Music (Mu 4997) ................................................................................................... 27

    Juries ............................................................................................................................................. 27