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Graduate Division
 

Jacobs School of Music
2007-2009
Academic Bulletin

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Diploma Programs in Performance

General Information
Performer Diploma
Artist Diploma
Performer Diploma in Professional Opera Studies
Specialist Diploma

General Information

The Performer Diploma and Artist Diploma programs are intended for the outstanding performer and are designed to concentrate study in appropriate repertoire. The diploma programs are administered by the director of graduate studies. Performer Diploma students may seek entrance to the Artist Diploma program.

General requirements
Students enroll in lessons, major ensemble, chamber music (for instrumentalists) and possibly other music courses each semester for a minimum of 9 credit hours each semester (4 in the summer). Over the course of the program, students enroll in 6 credits of other music courses, perform 1 recital (Performer Diploma) or 4 recitals (Artist Diploma), and meet a language requirement. Voice students have additional requirements in language grammar and diction. No transfer ofcredit is accepted toward the requirements of any diploma program.

Grade requirements
Students in the Artist Diploma and Performer Diploma programs must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher to graduate; a grade of A- or higher in performance study; a grade of A- or higher in each recital; a grade of C or higher in each course that is to count under the heading “Music Courses;” and a grade of A- or higher in chamber music, if required.

Language requirements
International students whose first language is not English must have a minimum TOEFL score of 510 (paper-based), 183 (computer-based) or 65 (Internet-based) to be considered for admission.

Instrumental students whose first language is English must demonstrate knowledge of the grammar of one non-English language equivalent to two semesters at the college level with a grade of C or higher in each.

Voice students must demonstrate knowledge of French, German, and Italian grammar equivalent to two semesters at the college level with a grade of C or higher in each, and proficiency in diction in each language by examination or by passing a Jacobs School of Music diction course. Students must take all three diction exams in their first semester of enrollment; with voice department permission, they may take specific exams for a second time in their second semester of enrollment. For any exam not passed, students must pass the appropriate Jacobs School of Music diction course with a grade of C or higher.

Time limits
Students in the diploma programs have a maximum of four semesters of enrollment within five years from the date of first enrollment. Additional semesters of enrollment within the five-year time limit are possible only through recommendation by the student’s performance instructor and approval by the director of graduate studies.

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Performer Diploma

Admission
A regular departmental performance audition equivalent to a high Master of Music graduation level is required. If admission to the program is by audio recording, a live audition must be successfully completed before registration for a subsequent semester of enrollment.

A candidate must hold a U. S. high school diploma or the equivalent. Students with conservatory backgrounds are considered to be doing graduate-level work in the Performer Diploma program, although they might be designated by the university as undergraduates.

Performance study
Major-level lessons each semester.

Ensemble
Each semester. Piano Students: X002 Piano Accompanying (2cr.) each semester.

Chamber music
Instrumental students: F450 Chamber Music /F550 Chamber Music (1 cr.) each semester except Summer Session II. Harp students: F549 Elements of Harp Ensemble Performance (1 cr.) each semester.

Music courses
6 credit hours of courses in music on the undergraduate or graduate level for which the student has the necessary prerequisites, such as music theory, music history, conducting, music education, or opera workshop. Courses selected must be approved by the director of graduate studies.

Recital
I611 Performer Diploma Recital (0 cr.) approved according to the hearing procedures for Master of Music recitals.

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Artist Diploma

Admission
To be admitted, students must be at a performance level equivalent to acceptance into a major international competition. Candidates are admitted conditionally to the Artist Diploma program of the Jacobs School of Music through regular departmental audition procedures. For students new to the Jacobs School of Music, this departmental audition takes place during the regular audition times. For current Jacobs School of Music students, this departmental audition must take place in the semester before the one in which the student wishes to begin the program.

Students recommended by departmental audition must be heard in a School-wide audition by the Artist Diploma Committee of the Jacobs School of Music for final approval. For students new to the Jacobs School of Music, this audition must take place in the first semester of enrollment. For current Jacobs School of Music students, this audition must take place in the semester before the one in which the student wishes to begin the program.

Admission to this program does not require a high school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma, but one of these must be earned before the Artist Diploma can be granted.

Performance study
Major-level lessons each semester.

Ensemble
Each semester. Piano Students: X002 Piano Accompanying (2 cr.) each semester.

Chamber music
Instrumental students: F450 Chamber Music /F550 Chamber Music (1 cr.) each semester except Summer Session II. Harp students: F549 Elements of Harp Ensemble Perfomance (1 cr.) each semester

Music courses
6 credit hours of courses in music on the undergraduate or graduate level for which the student has the necessary prerequisites, such as music theory, music history, conducting, music education, or opera workshop. Courses selected must be approved by the director of graduate studies.

Recitals
Instrumental students: I911 Artist Diploma Recital (0-0-0 cr.; one concerto must be included as one of the solo recitals); I921 Artist Diploma Chamber Music recital (0 cr.). Voice students: I911 Artist Diploma Recital (0-0-0-0 cr.).

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Performer Diploma in Professional Opera Studies

The Jacobs School of Music is not currently admitting students to this program.

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