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Music

School of Music
Bloomington

Dean
Gwyn Richards

Departmental E-mail
musgrad@indiana.edu

Departmental URL
www.music.indiana.edu/som/grad

Graduate Faculty
Degrees Offered
Special School Requirements
Master of Arts Degree
Master of Arts for Teachers
Dual Master of Arts and Master of Library Science Degrees
Doctor of Philosophy Degree
Ph.D. Minors for Students Outside the School of Music
Courses

Graduate Faculty

(An asterisk [*] denotes associate membership in University Graduate School faculty.)

Executive Associate Dean
Eugene O'Brien

Associate Dean of Instruction
Mary Wennerstrom

Distinguished Professors
David Baker Jr., Thomas Mathiesen, Menahem Pressler, Janos Starker

Professors
Eve Legene Anderson, J. Peter Burkholder, Paul M. Elliott, Jane Fulcher, Mary Goetze, Robert S. Hatten, Lawrence Hurst*, Estelle Jorgensen, Jeffrey Magee*, Nigel North, Eugene O'Brien, Stanley Ritchie, Lewis Rowell, Anya Peterson Royce (Anthropology), Charles Schmidt, Ruth Stone (Ethnomusicology), Mary Wennerstrom

Associate Professors
Wendy Gillespie, Gretchen Horlacher*, Eric Isaacson, Marianne Kielian-Gilbert, Lissa Fleming May*, Daniel R. Melamed, Massimo Ossi, Gary Potter*

Assistant Professors
Halina Goldberg*, Frank Samarotto*

Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor Daniel R. Melamed, Merrill Hall 011, (812) 855-1738

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Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Arts for Teachers, dual Master of Arts and Master of Library Science (jointly with the School of Library and Information Science), and Doctor of Philosophy. In addition, the School of Music offers the Master of Music, the Master of Science in Music, the Master of Music Education, the combined Master of Music and Master of Library Science (jointly with the School of Library and Information Science), Specialist in Music Education, the Doctor of Music, and the Doctor of Music Education degrees. For information regarding degrees offered exclusively or jointly by the School of Music and the School of Library and Information Science, see their respective bulletins.

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Special School Requirements

(See also general University Graduate School requirements.)

Admission
To work toward a degree in music through the University Graduate School, a student must first be admitted to the School of Music; after satisfactorily completing one semester of course work, the student may apply for admission to the University Graduate School. The Graduate Record Examination General Test is required for admission. Entrance proficiency examinations are also required; for details see the "Graduate Division" section of the School of Music Bulletin.

Students must meet the general requirements of the University Graduate School and the specific requirements of the School of Music outlined in its bulletin.

Grades
Current and cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 (B).

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Master of Arts Degree

Master of Arts in Musicology.

Admission
Bachelor's degree with a major in music, or its equivalent. The applicant's scores on the GRE General Test must be received from the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey, by shortly after January 15, the application deadline. For musicology majors, the applicant must submit a formal research paper on a historical or theoretical subject in music.

Major
Eighteen (18) credit hours. 9 hours selected from M525 Survey of Operatic Literature (3 cr.), M527 Symphonic Literature (3 cr.), M528 Chamber Music Literature (3 cr.), M650 Music in the United States (3 cr.), M651 Medieval Music (3 cr.), M652 Renaissance Music (3 cr.), M653 Baroque Music (3 cr.), M654 Classic Music (3 cr.), M655 Romantic Music (3 cr.), M656 Music since 1900 (3 cr.), M502 Composers: Variable Title (3 cr.) or M510 Topics in Music Literature (3 cr.); 6 hours selected from T551 Analytical Techniques for Tonal Music (3 cr.), T545 Introductory Analysis of Music Literature (3 cr.), T555 Schenkerian Analysis (3 cr.), or T556 Analysis of Music since 1900 (3 cr.); 3 hours selected from graduate courses in music history and literature, musicology, music theory, or ethnomusicology.

Music History and Literature Requirement
6 credit hours selected from M525 Survey of Operatic Literature (3 cr.), M527 Symphonic Literature (3 cr.), M528 Chamber Music Literature (3 cr.), M650 Music in the United States (3 cr.), M651 Medieval Music (3 cr.), M652 Renaissance Music (3 cr.), M653 Music of the Baroque Period (3 cr.), M654 Classic Music (3 cr.), M655 Romantic Music (3 cr.), M656 Twentieth-Century Music (3 cr.), M502 Composers: Variable Title (3 cr.), or M510 Topics in Music Literature (3 cr.). Course topics may not be repeated.

Cognate field
Six (6) credit hours in a field inside or outside music in which the student has the background to do graduate-level course work.

Tool-Subject Requirement
M539 Introduction to Music Bibliography (2 cr.).

Foreign Language Requirement
For musicology majors, reading knowledge of German as demonstrated by musicology department examination. Incoming M.A. students are required to complete their language requirements within one calendar year of matriculation. If a student fails to fulfill the language requirement by the appropriate deadline, the student is placed on departmental probation for one semester. If the student then fails to fulfill the requirement by the beginning of the following semester, the student is dismissed from the musicology program.

Ensemble
Required each semester of enrollment.

Master of Arts Examination
Musicology majors take the Master of Arts examination in musicology during the term in which they complete their course work for the degree. Students may be denied the M.A. degree or admission to the Ph.D. curriculum in musicology at Indiana University on the basis of performance on the Master of Arts examination.

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Master of Arts for Teachers

Admission
Bachelor's degree with a major in music. Students must submit the results of the Praxis I (PPST) examination.

Major
33 credit hours selected from "Music Education" and "Professional Education" as indicated below.

Music Education
10 credit hours including E518 Foundations of Music Education (3 cr.), E545 Guided Professional Experiences (5 cr.; students participate in E231 General Music Methods K-12, Education M201 Laboratory/Field Experience, and in Education M342 Methods and Materials for Teaching Elementary Music and Education M301 Laboratory/Field Experience; or in Education M344 Methods and Materials for Teaching Instrumental Music and Education M301 Laboratory/Field Experience), and one course selected from Education M343 Methods and Materials for Teaching Choral Music (2 cr.), Education M434 Administration of School Bands (2 cr.), or Education M436 Administration of School Orchestras (2 cr.).

Professional Education
23 credit hours including Education M471 Undergraduate Seminar in Music Education (1 cr.), Education M580 Internship in Music (10 cr.), one course selected from Education M300 Teaching in a Pluralistic Society (3 cr.) or Education H540 Sociology of Education (3 cr.), one course selected from Education P510 Psychology in Teaching (3 cr.), Education P515 Child Development (3 cr.), or Education P516 Adolescent Development (3 cr.), one course selected from Education M464 Methods of Teaching Reading (3 cr.) or Education L517 Advanced Study of Content Reading and Literacy (3 cr.), and one course selected from Education H520 Education and Social Issues (3 cr.), Education H530 Philosophy of Education (3 cr.) or Education H504 History of Education (3 cr.)

Music History and Literature Requirement
6 credit hours; see above under "Master of Arts Degree."

Music Techniques
Credit hours needed to meet the requirements of the area in which the student expects to be certified (choral, general, or instrumental).

General Education Courses
Credit hours needed to meet the certification requirements of the state in which the student expects to teach. Credit hours vary widely depending upon the number of courses of this kind in the student's undergraduate program. These are normally undergraduate courses and do not count toward the M.A.T. degree total of 39 credit hours.

Ensemble
Each semester, including one semester of marching band for all wind and percussion players who have not had previous undergraduate college marching band experience.

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Dual Master of Arts and Master of Library Science Degrees

This program permits the student to coordinate a Master of Library Science degree with either a Master of Arts degree in musicology or music theory or a Master of Music in music theory.

Admission Requirement
In addition to the general requirements, the student must apply for admission to the School of Music (and, after one semester, to the University Graduate School) as well as to the School of Library and Information Science and must meet admission criteria established by each.

Requirements
The student must satisfy the requirements for a Master of Arts degree in music theory or in musicology or a Master of Music degree in music theory, and for a Master of Library Science degree.

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Doctor of Philosophy Degree

Majors are available in:

Music Education
Music Theory
Musicology

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Music Education

Admission
Master's degree, or its equivalent, normally with a major in music education. Candidates must have a scholarly or teaching background that indicates potential for outstanding scholarship in the field of music education. Also required: (1) interview; (2) music education entrance essay; (3) GRE General Examination.

Major-Field Requirements
22 credit hours including E519 Psychology of Music (3 cr.), E530 Learning Processes in Music (3 cr.), E616 Curriculum in Music Education (3 cr.), E618 History and Philosophy of Music (3 cr.), E635 College Music Teaching (3 cr.), E660 Philosophical Research in Music Education (2 cr.) or E661 Historical Research in Music Education (2 cr.), E662 Public Lecture in Music Education (1 cr.), E658-E659 Music Education Doctoral Seminar I-II (2-2 cr.).

Minors
12 credit hours within or outside the field of music in any subject for which the candidate has the necessary background for advanced course work. Students may choose to complete a second formal minor or, with approval of their advisory committee and the director of graduate studies, use the remaining 12 credit hours as free, graduate-level electives inside or outside the field of music.

Dissertation
E700 Dissertation in Music Education (12 cr.).

Proficiency Examinations
Examinations in music theory, music history, keyboard skills, music performance, and musical styles.

Qualifying Examination
Written and oral examination.

Tool-Subject Requirement
E531-E532 Research Methods in Music I-II (3-3 cr.) with a grade of C or better or evidence of proficiency as demonstrated by examination.

Foreign Language Requirement
Reading knowledge of two non-English languages as demonstrated by examination; or reading knowledge of one language and demonstration of proficiency in one research skill such as statistics or computer science, approved by the department and the director of graduate studies in the School of Music.

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Music Theory

Admission
Master's degree in music theory or musicology or the demonstrated equivalent. Students with outstanding credentials may apply directly from a bachelor's degree. Students are required to demonstrate competency in all areas required of the M.M. music theory major at Indiana University, and may be exempted from certain courses on the recommendation of the department. Applicants must apply to both the Graduate Division of the School of Music and the University Graduate School. In addition to three letters of recommendation, applicants must submit two extensive, formal research papers or a master's thesis in music theory or musicology. An individual interview is also required; applicants are expected to be proficient in sight singing, aural skills, and keyboard harmony. The applicant's scores on the GRE General Test must be received from Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey, by the application deadline.

Major-Field Requirements
Foundation courses (18 credit hours): T550 Readings in Music Theory (3 cr.), T551 Analytical Techniques for Tonal Music (3 cr.), T555 Schenkerian Analysis (3 cr.), T556 Analysis of Music Since 1900 (3 cr.), T564 Stylistic Counterpoint: Variable Topics (3 cr.), T591 Teaching of Music Theory (3 cr.).

Advanced courses (24 credit hours); T623-T624 History of Music Theory I-II (3-3 cr.), T658 Seminar in Music Theory: Variable Topics (3-3-3-3-3-3 cr.; students may substitute up to 6 credits of T561 Music Theory: Variable Topics, T619 Projects and Problems in Music Theory, or courses outside music theory with the approval of the advisory committee).

Minors
24 credit hours. Student must elect two minor fields, usually for 12 credit hours each. The first minor must be either music hisory and literature or musicology. The second minor may be inside or outside the School of Music. For the second minor, the student may also select guided electives not in the major field, approved by the student's advisory committee and the director of graduate studies.

Public Lecture
T659 Public Lecture (0 cr.). The public lecture must be completed before taking the oral qualifying examination.

Dissertation
T700 Dissertation in Music Theory (9-24 cr.).

Qualifying Examination
Written and oral examination.

Proficiency Examinations
Examinations in music theory, music history, keyboard skills, music performance, and musical styles.

Tool-Subject Requirement
M539 Introduction to Music Bibliography (2 cr.).

Foreign Language Requirement
Reading knowledge of two non-English languages as demonstrated by examination or by grades of B or higher in two semesters of reading courses at the graduate level in each; or reading knowledge of one language and demonstration of proficiency in one research skill, approved by the department and the director of graduate studies of the School of Music.

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Musicology

Admission
Applicants for the Ph.D. in musicology must demonstrate strong preparation in music history. Students with outstanding credentials may apply directly from a bachelor's degree; students holding an M.A. or M.M. in musicology may be exempted from certain courses on the recommendation of the department. A formal research paper must be submitted with the application. The applicant's scores on the GRE General Test must be received from the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey, by the application deadline.

Major
45 credits including M551 Introduction to Historical Musicology (3 cr.), M602 Seminar in Musicology (3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3 cr.), M603 Methods of Musical Scholarship (3-3 cr.); 12 credit hours of courses in musicology, music theory, ethnomusicology, or other musical subjects approved by the student's Doctoral Advisory Committee.

Minor
One minor, which may be inside or outside of music.

Dissertation
M700 Dissertation in Musicology (3-33 cr.)

Tool-Subject Requirement
M539 Introduction to Music Bibliography (2 cr.)

Foreign Language Requirement
Reading knowledge of two non-English languages as demonstrated by musicology department examination. The first must be German, French, Italian, Latin, Spanish, or Russian; the second should be relevant to the student's research area.

Proficiency Examinations
Examinations in music theory, music history, keyboard skills, music performance, and musical styles.

Qualifying Examination
Written and oral examination focusing on areas chosen by the candidate in consultation with his or her advisory committee.

Progress toward Degree
Deficiencies in music history or music theory, as determined by the graduate entrance examinations, must be met by the end of the first year. One language examination must be passed by the end of the first year, a second before the qualifying examination. The qualifying examination should ordinarily be taken in the fall of the fourth year. A dissertation proposal should ordinarily be submitted during the fourth year. Exceptions to this general schedule require the permission of the department.

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Ph.D. Minors for Students Outside the School of Music

Minors in music for doctoral students outside the School of Music may be taken within one of the established departments of the School of Music. No general entrance examinations are required, but the director of graduate studies may require entering proficiency examinations. Acceptance as a minor, prerequisites, and minimum requirements are established by the director of graduate studies. No transfer credits will be accepted toward a music minor.

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Courses

For a list of courses and their descriptions, see the School of Music Bulletin.

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