Degree Requirements

Master of Music: String Performance - Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass

Sample Course Plan

Always check with the Program Coordinator for program requirements.

Year 1

Fall

Winter

Spring

Applied Lessons (400 level)

Applied Lessons (400 level)

Applied Lessons (400 level)

Orchestral Studies (319-1)

Orchestral Studies (319-2)

Orchestral Studies (319-3)

Major Ensemble

Major Ensemble

Major Ensemble

Intro to Music Research 

Music Studies Elective*

Music Elective*

Music Elective*

Music Elective*

Master's Recital (480)

Year 2

Fall

Winter

Spring

Applied Lessons (400 level)

Applied Lessons (400 level)

Applied Lessons (400 level)

String Pedagogy (311-317)

String Pedagogy (311-317)

String Pedagogy (311-317)

Major Ensemble

Major Ensemble

Major Ensemble

Music Elective*

Music Elective*

Music Elective*

 

 

Master's Recital (480)

*Two units from a combination of Music Electives and Music Studies Electives must be at the 400 level.

Studio Class

Although not for credit, some programs may require registration for this along with applied study.

Recitals

To complete the Master of Music in String Performance, each student must present from memory two full- length recital comprising a variety of musical styles and genres. Students register for 480 for zero credit, in the same quarter that the recital is given. A permission hearing is required for all string recitals. The studio professor or a faculty-designated substitute must attend and pass the student on the recital. 

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Questions?

Contact Graduate Services: 
musicgradservices@northwestern.edu 
847-491-5740