Program of Study

Please refer to the UTM Percussion Handbook for information on module curriculum and other information.

 

In addition to general education and core music department courses, students will enroll in the following classes throughout their course of study at UTM.

 

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Lesson Expectations

All minors will be responsible for completing the following modules:

  • Snare Drum 101 and 102
  • Mallets 101 and 102
  • Timpani 101
  • Drum Set 101
  • And two additional modules at the students choice, unless semesters must be spent in deficiency training

Upper Division Lessons and Recital

Note that upper division study and a recital are not required for music minors

 

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Lower Division Lessons

All Music Ed students will be responsible for completing the following modules:

  • Snare Drum 101 and 102
  • Mallets 101 and 102
  • Timpani 101
  • Drum Set 101

Upper Division Audition

Completion of the required modules for Lower Division Lessons will constitute the Upper Division Audition.

 

Upper Division Lessons

All Music Ed students will be responsible for completing the following modules:

  • Snare Drum 202
  • Mallets 202 and 304
  • Timpani 202
  • Drum Set 202
  • And at least one additional module of the student’s choice

Senior Recital

Student must play between 30 and 50 minutes of music, mostly unaccompanied solo repertoire. Some chamber music may be included at the instructor’s discretion.

 

Student must play a full recital hearing for faculty at least two weeks before the recital date.

 

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Lower Division Lessons

All B.A.M. students will be responsible for completing the following modules:

  • Snare Drum 101 and 102
  • Mallets 101 and 102
  • Timpani 101
  • Drum Set 101

Upper Division Lessons

All B.A.M. students will be required to select at least four additional modules in consultation with the instructor.

 

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Lower Division Lessons

All Pedagogy students will be responsible for completing the following modules:

  • Snare Drum 101 and 102
  • Mallets 101 and 102
  • Timpani 101
  • Drum Set 101

Upper Division Audition

Completion of the required modules for Lower Division Lessons will constitute the Upper Division Audition.

 

Upper Division Lessons

All Pedagogy students will be responsible for completing the following modules:

  • Snare Drum 201
  • Mallets 201
  • Timpani 201
  • Drum Set 201 and 301
  • And at least one additional module of the student’s choice

Senior Recital

A senior recital is not required for B.M. in Pedagogy students; instead, they present a senior project.

 

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Lower Division Lessons

All Performance students will be responsible for completing the following modules:

  • Snare Drum 101 and 102
  • Mallets 101 and 102
  • Timpani 101
  • Drum Set 101

Upper Division Audition

Completion of the required modules for Lower Division Lessons will constitute the Upper Division Audition.

 

Upper Division Lessons

All Performance students will be responsible for completing the following modules:

  • Snare Drum 201
  • Mallets 201
  • Timpani 201
  • Drum Set 201 and 301
  • And at least one additional module of the student’s choice

Junior Recital

Student must play between 30 and 45 minutes of music, mostly unaccompanied solo repertoire. Some chamber music may be included at the instructor’s discretion.

 

Student must play a full recital hearing for faculty at least two weeks before the recital date.

 

Senior Recital

Student must play between 50 and 60 minutes of music, mostly unaccompanied solo repertoire. Some chamber music may be included at the instructor’s discretion.

 

Student must play a full recital hearing for faculty at least two weeks before the recital date.