Music Department

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Department Handbook

This handbook does not establish a contractual relationship. Its purpose is to provide students with information about Music Department programs, requirements, policies, and procedures. The information in this handbook is subject to change. 

Music Department Overview

     Mission & Program Goals
     Department Learning Outcomes:
        B.A. in Music Curriculum Map (pdf)    
        B.M. in Music Education Curriculum Map (pdf)
        B.M. in Music Performance Curriculum Map (pdf)

Health, Safety and Injury Prevention

Policies & Procedures

Applied Music Policy
          Applied Voice Jury Requirements & Voice Jury Evaluation Form  
          Applied Piano Jury Requirements & Piano Jury Evaluation Form 

Formal Admission Hearing: B.M. in Music Performance 
            Form: Piano emphasis (pdf)            
            Form: Voice emphasis (pdf)        
      Expectations of B.M. in Music Performance Emphasis  

Piano Proficiency Policies
         Piano Proficiency Exam Requirements (pdf)
          Assessment Form for Piano Proficiency Exams (pdf)

Sight Singing Assessment
        MUSC 116 Rubric (pdf)  
        MUSC 117 Rubric (pdf)

          Music Department Forum 
          Honors Recital & Awards Ceremony 

Recital & Hearing Requirements 
          Half Recital (MUPI 390, MUVO 390)          
          Full Recital (MUPI 490, MUVO 490)
                Full Recital Permission Hearing
                    Form: MUPI 490 (pdf)    
                    Form: MUVO 490 (pdf)
          Checklist for Preparing a Recital 
          Non Degree-Required Recitals 

Student Review Process 

Music Scholarships
          Music Talent Scholarships
          Sr. Annarose Glum Music Education Scholarship
          Sr. Antoinette DeLorbe Music Scholarship
          Sr. Arlene Laverdiere Vocal Performance Scholarship
          Sr. Lucilda Meyer Music Scholarship
          Sr. Marlene Weisenbeck Piano Performance Scholarship
          Cyrilla Barr Sacred Music Scholarship
          Dorothy E. Mundt Lewis Vocal Music Scholarship
          Margaret (Peg) Schmitz Music Education Scholarship 
          Richard Record Music Scholarship
          Ruth Nixon Davy Music Scholarship
          Virginia Marcotte Larkin Sacred Music Scholarship
          Other scholarship resources 

MENC Student Chapter (for Music Education Majors)

     Websites, addresses, and phone numbers for music stores & suppliers

Viterbo University Travel Policy (pdf)
        Off-campus Activity Waiver and Release of Liability form (doc)
        Medical Information for Off-campus Activities (doc)

Fine Arts Center Facility Policy

All practice, studio, rehearsal, performance, and other spaces within the Fine Arts Center are for educational university purposes and may not be used by students engaging in personal, profit-seeking ventures. 

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