Doctor of Musical Arts in Pedagogy (Voice)

What Our Program Offers You

Shenandoah Conservatory is one of only six institutions offering a Doctor of Musical Arts in Pedagogy with a Vocal emphasis.  This degree prepares students for professional careers in higher education as researchers and teachers. Students gain advanced knowledge through an interdisciplinary approach in areas of anatomy, physiology, technology and applied voice. Classical and CCM vocal techniques are incorporated in the curriculum.

Course Requirements

 Doctor of Musical Arts in Pedagogy 2012-2013

DOCTORAL COURSES

MUPP 633 Voice Disorders (3)
MUPP 634 Voice & Body Awareness (2)
MUPP 595 Special Topics (1)
CONR 899 Dissertation (9)
MUPP 598 Internship (1)
MUPP 557 CCM Vocal Pedagogy-Level III (1)
MUPP 506-508 CCM Styles (1)

SUPPORT COURSES

CONR 701 Advanced Research &Writing (3)
MUED 702 Educational Statistics (3)
MUTH 531 Psychology of Music (2)

PERFORMANCE

APVO702 Applied Voice (2)
APVO 702 Applied Voice (2)
APVO 802 Applied Voice (2)
APVO 802 Applied Voice (2)

THEORY

MUTC 530 Graduate Theory Seminar 2 (2)
MUTC 601 20th CenturyAnalysis (2)

MUSIC LITERATURE

MULT ___ Period Music Literature (2)
MULT ___ Period Music Literature (2)
MULT ___ Period Music Literature (2)

VOCAL LITERATURE ELECTIVES

Choose 2 courses from the following:
MULT 662 Italian/Spanish Vocal Literature (2)
MULT 623 French Vocal Literature (2)
MULT 624 British/American Vocal Literature (2)
MULT 625 Oratorio Literature (2)
MULT 520 Opera Literature (2)

ELECTIVES (12 credits total)

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