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College
Department
School of Music

E101 Kent State University's Center for the Performing Arts
Tel: 330-672-2172
Undergraduate Programs E-mail: dabrown@kent.edu
Graduate Programs E-mail: mchunn@kent.edu
Web: http://www.kent.edu/music/index.cfm

The music performance certificate is available to students who have earned the bachelor of music degree (BM) or bachelor of arts degree in music (BA) with a major in music performance. The certificate provides a one-year program for non-degree seeking advanced-level musicians who are interested in intensive study and further development of music performance or music composition skills in a concentrated field of study. Students may choose from the following, instrumental performance (strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion), piano performance and voice performance. Audition required. Students enrolled in this certificate only are not eligible for federal financial aid.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
Course Title Credits
MUS 46XXX/66XXX Applied Music (2 semesters at 4 credit hours) 8
  45311/55311 Chamber Music (2 semesters@ 2 credit hours) or
Ensemble*
4
  40295
68687
Special Topics: Recital or
Recital
3
  Music Elective (any MUS course approved by the advisor) or
ESL English as a Second Language (per placement)**
3
MINIMUM TOTAL 18

* Ensemble includes MUS 4/55131 Opera, MUS 4/55141 Kent State University Chorale, MUS 4/55212 Kent State University Orchestra, MUS 4/55223 Wind Ensemble, MUS 4/55271 New Music Ensemble, MUS 4/55311 Chamber Music, MUS 4/55321 Accompanying.

** Accepted international students who need to fulfill their TOEFL score requirement may take non-developmental ESL (English as a Second Language) courses as electives toward the requirements of the Music Performance Certificate program. Grades earned are included in GPA.