Organ

Plan of Study: Organ

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Find your program overview, plans of study, and course descriptions below.

The programs of study for Organ majors are designed to develop skilled performers with a knowledge of organ design, history, literature, and performance practices.

NOTE: Curriculum is subject to change. In case of a discrepancy, the MSM Course Catalog is the authoritative source of requirements. View the Course Catalog here.

Sample Schedule for Master of Music / Organ Major

Total Curriculum Credits: 62

  • Major Lessons
    5 cr
  • Music History Electives (MH1000-2999)
    3 cr
  • Graduate Electives
    2 cr
  • Organ Performance Class (OR2001-2002)
    1 cr
  • Organ Improvisation (OR2311-2312)
    1 cr
  • Organ Literature (OR2211-2212)
    2 cr
  • Choral Conducting (CD2911-2912)
    2 cr
  • Concert Attendance (CA1000)
    0 cr
Total Credits for Year 1, Fall:
16 cr
  • Major Lessons
    5 cr
  • Music History Electives (MH1000-2999)
    3 cr
  • Graduate Electives
    2 cr
  • Organ Performance Class (OR2001-2002)
    1 cr
  • Organ Improvisation (OR2311-2312)
    1 cr
  • Organ Literature (OR2211-2212)
    2 cr
  • Choral Conducting (CD2911-2912)
    2 cr
  • Concert Attendance (CA1000)
    0 cr
  • Jury
    0 cr
  • First Year Recital
    0 cr
Total Credits for Year 1, Spring:
16 cr
  • Major Lessons
    5 cr
  • Music History Electives (MH1000-2999)
    3 cr
  • Graduate Theory Electives (TH2000-2999)
    2 cr
  • Organ Performance Class (OR2001-2002)
    1 cr
  • Service Playing (OR2410-2411)
    2 cr
  • Choral Repertoire (OR2931-2932)
    2 cr
Total Credits for Year 2, Fall:
15 cr
  • Major Lessons
    5 cr
  • Music History Electives (MH1000-2999)
    3 cr
  • Graduate Theory Electives (TH2000-2999)
    2 cr
  • Organ Performance Class (OR2001-2002)
    1 cr
  • Service Playing (OR2410-2411)
    2 cr
  • Choral Repertoire (OR2931-2932)
    2 cr
  • Jury
    0 cr
  • Graduation Recital
    0 cr
Total Credits for Year 2, Spring:
15 cr