Ensemble of Record Policy

Music Education

The Ensemble of Record requirements for Music Education (Licensure) and Composition majors are:

  • Piano and Guitar:
    Vocal: University Choirs
    Instrumental: University Bands or University Orchestra
  • Strings: University Orchestra
  • Voice: Chorale or Concert Choir
  • Wind/Percussion:
    Fall Semester: Marching Band
    Spring Semester: Symphony Band or Concert Band as assigned by audition

Performance Option

 

The Ensemble of Record requirements for students in the B.M. in Performance differ between Lower Division and Upper Division except for Composition students. The Ensemble of Record requirements for Performance students are:

Lower Division (Freshman and Sophomore):

  • Piano: University Choirs, University Bands, or University Orchestra
  • Strings: University Orchestra
  • Voice: Chorale or Concert Choir
  • Wind/Percussion:
    Fall Semester: Marching Band
    Spring Semester: Symphony Band or Concert Band as assigned by audition

Upper Division (Junior and Senior)

A minimum of two (2) ensembles per semester is required of B.M. Performance students in the Instrumental, Jazz and Piano options. One ensemble of record is required of those in the Composition, Music Business and Vocal options at the Upper Division level.

  • Composition:  Follow Lower Division Ensemble of Record requirements throughout the program of study.
  • Piano: The appropriate major ensemble (instrumental or vocal) plus Chamber Music as assigned by the piano coordinator
  • Strings: University Orchestra and Chamber Music
  • Voice: Chorale or Concert Choir
  • Wind/Percussion:
    -- Jazz: Jazz Ensemble plus Symphony Band or Wind Ensemble
    -- Non-Jazz: Wind Ensemble (fall) and Symphony Band (spring) plus University Orchestra or Bryan Symphony Orchestra, or Jazz Ensemble as assigned by the advisor
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