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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Music Performance

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/programs/musicperformance.html
Department Music
College Arts & Humanities
Program Website http://www.mnsu.edu/music/
Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BM
Program Description This degree is designed for the student planning a career as a performing musician, college teacher, or studio teacher. Entrance into the program requires a formal recommendation by the applied teacher before the end of the Freshman year. Before being considered for the program, the applicant must demonstrate ability as a performer. The Bachelor of Music is offered in Voice, Piano, Percussion, Winds, and Strings.
Admission Requirements Admission to Major is granted by the department.
Minimum University admission requirements are:
  • a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
  • a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 (C)
Other Requirements Entering music majors and minors are expected to have substantial musical experience performing with church or school ensembles, or as a soloist. Before admission to the major or minor, music literacy (the ability to read musical notation) must be demonstrated. Though Minnesota State Mankato does offer a course in basic music-reading skills, it is strongly advised that you begin those studies prior to arriving.
Program Contact Information Music Department
Minnesota State Mankato
202 Performing Arts Center
Mankato, MN 56001
Office: 507-389-2118
Fax: 507-389-2922
1-800-627-3529 (MRS/TTY)
Email: music@mnsu.edu
College Advising College of Arts & Humanities Advising
Student Relations Coordinator
226B Armstrong Hall
507-389-1712

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