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  • School of Music

    Handbook 2017-2018

    Truett McConnell University Cleveland, GA 30528

    (706) 856-2134

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    TheFelixManzSchoolofMusic_____________________________________________________________________

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    The provisions and information set forth in this publication are intended to be

    informational and not contractual in nature. Thus, this publication is not intended, and shall not be construed, to constitute a contract between Truett

    McConnell University and any employee or prospective employee, any student or prospective student, or any person or legal entity of any and every nature whatsoever. Truett-McConnell University reserves and retains the right to

    deviate from, amend, alter, change, delete or modify any of the provisions of this publication at any time, and from time to time, without notice, in any

    manner that the Board of Trustees or the administration deems to be in the best interests of the University.

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    Table of Contents About the Department of Music ................................................................................... 4-6 Welcome Introduction Statement of Purpose The Music Program General Information .................................................................................................... 7-11 Felix Manz School of Music Facilities Credit Hour Description for Music Classes Class Attendance Academic Performance Requirement Concert and Recital Attendance Recital Decorum Ensemble Policies

    A. Ensemble Participation B. Instrumental Ensemble Policies

    Music Awards Applied Music ............................................................................................................ 12-16 Applied Lessons Instrumental Chamber Groups Make-Up Lessons Practice Applied Music Freshman Barrier Instrumental Music Vocal Music Composition Change of Applied Instructor Juries, Hearings and Recitals .................................................................................... 17-23 Instrumental Jury Requirements Piano Jury Requirements Voice Jury Requirements Composition Jury Requirements Recitals and Hearings Recital Programs Student Recital Music School Accompanists Piano Proficiency ....................................................................................................... 24-25 Music Minor......................................................................................................................26 Music Department Personnel ..........................................................................................27 Music School Office Information ...................................................................................28 Appendix A...............................................................................29-43

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    Degree Program Checklists Bachelor of Arts in Music General Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in Worship and Church Music Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in Business Studies Bachelor of Science in Music Education Associate of Arts in Music Degree Maps Bachelor of Arts in Music General Bachelor of Arts in Music with a concentration in Worship and Church Music Bachelor of Science in Music Education Notes for Degree Maps Appendix B..44-59 Freshman Applied Music Barrier Instrumental/Piano/Guitar Freshman Applied Music Barrier Rubric Instrumental/Piano/Guitar Freshman Applied Music Barrier Voice Freshman Applied Music Barrier Rubric - Voice Applied Music Jury Form Instrumental/Piano/Guitar Applied Music Jury Form Voice

    Applied Recital Hearing Evaluation Form Instrumental/Guitar/Percussion Applied Recital Hearing Rubric Instrumental/Guitar/Percussion Applied Recital Hearing Evaluation Form Piano/Organ Applied Recital Hearing Rubric Piano/Organ

    Applied Recital Hearing Evaluation Form Voice Applied Recital Hearing Rubric - Voice Recital Evaluation Form Senior Recital Checklist Form Appendix C60-65 Policy Manual for Maintaining Music Scholarships Guidelines for Scholarship Alteration Sample Music Scholarship Agreement for Music Majors

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    ABOUT THE FELIX MANZ SCHOOL OF MUSIC Welcome The music faculty and staff extend a warm welcome to you as you join us as a music major/minor at Truett McConnell University. The college experience can be a rewarding, fulfilling and exciting period of your life. Studying to become a well-trained musician will be demanding on your time and resources; it will challenge you and require your best efforts. The Felix Manz School of Music is eager to help you fulfill Gods calling and your vision for your life as a worship leader, church musician, music educator, professional musician or an employee in many other music-related fields of service and vocation. Truett McConnell Univeristy is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The Felix Manz School of Music will live by the mission statement of Truett McConnell University. The mission statement is available on our website and in the Truett McConnell Catalog. Introduction The purpose of this handbook is to acquaint music students with the processes, resources, and requirements of the music degree programs at Truett McConnell. While many requirements and regulations concerning the college and student life are published in the University Catalog and on the college website, the Handbook for Music Students was prepared by the music faculty to explain in greater detail specific areas in which music students have questions, need guidance, or could benefit from clearly defined objectives. It also includes School of Music regulations, schedules and documents that music students must become familiar with and use while at Truett McConnell University. Please acquaint yourself with all of the colleges publications for students. They exist to help ensure that you have the best possible educational experience at TMU. Also, please be in the habit of checking your TMU email daily as it is often the first line of communication with faculty and staff. Statement of Purpose The Felix Manz School of Music is committed to providing each student with a solid, disciplined study of music reflecting a Christian worldview. It is also the purpose of the Felix Manz School of Music:

    1. To develop functional and disciplined musicians who are able to adapt to a variety of professional situations, or to pursue graduate studies. To this end, the music faculty commit themselves to excellence in curriculum planning, instruction, and student advisement.

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    2. To be responsive to the needs of the Truett McConnell University student body by providing opportunities for musical experiences through participation in vocal and instrumental ensembles, applied lessons, and through the availability of music classes.

    3. To be responsive to the needs of the student body and the surrounding community by providing events for participation. These events include recitals, choral and instrumental concerts.

    4. To be responsive to the needs of Georgia Baptists and to the Christian community at

    large by providing an example of musical excellence by training future worship and church music leaders, by providing music ensembles to assist congregational worship, and by assisting the Music and Worship Ministries of the Georgia Baptist Mission Board in providing music programs for Georgia Baptists.

    5. To be responsive to the needs of PK-12th grade Music Education students in the state

    of Georgia and beyond by providing music education training in both choral and instrumental settings.

    The Music Program

    Truett McConnell University offers two degrees in music: the Bachelor of Arts in Music with three concentrations (general music, worship and church music, and business studies), and the Bachelor of Science in Music Education. A minor in music is also offered. Four full-time and seven adjunct instructors teach in support of these music degrees. TMU is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Bachelor of Arts in Music (BAM) The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in Music is to prepare students to become accomplished musicians as they attain musical skills, knowledge, and experience within a liberal arts tradition that encompasses a Christian worldview. The BAM is designed for students who demonstrate aptitude for music study and features a broad focus on music through historical, theoretical, and performance studies. Concentrations in worship and church music, general music, and business studies are available. Degree Goals:

    1. Students who complete the BAM will demonstrate an understanding of and knowledge of music terminology.

    2. Students who complete the BAM will demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of the cultural and historical contexts of exemplary works of Western art music.

    3. Students who complete the BAM will read and interpret the contextual notation of exemplary works of Western art music.

    4. Students who complete the BAM will develop performance skills for applied and secondary instruments; and

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    5. Students who complete the BAM will be prepared to continue music studies or proceed into a vocation where music is a primary skill.

    Bachelor of Science in Music Education (BSME) The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in Music Education is to prepare accomplished teachers as servant-leaders in the diverse world in which we live. These teachers are collaborative with others, respectful to all constituencies, organized, and proactive. They are also competent communicators who are lifelong learners. Degree Goals:

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