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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Music Performance

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Department Music
College Arts & Humanities
Program Website
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.
Academic Bulletin A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.
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)
College Advising College of Arts & Humanities Advising
Student Relations Coordinator
226B Armstrong Hall

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