Music Requirements

Coursework in the following areas is required for PPS Admissions music applicants:

  • Conducting (for instrumental and vocal ensembles) - minimum 3 units
  • Knowledge of individual instruments; range; performance practice; care and repair (at the very least for one brass and one woodwind instrument)
  • Music Theory - minimum 6 units
  • Some knowledge of various musical genres and historical eras
  • Some knowledge of vocal and instrumental repertoire (e.g., World Music)

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