Double Bass

Master of Music

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Curriculum

Double Bass, M.M. Master of Music

      1. Theory and Analysis
      2. Ear Training I, II
      3. Piano I, II
      4. Music History
    • Major Studies
    • Performance Ensembles
    • Graduate Courses*

    Total Credits 1st Year: 24

    • Major Studies
    • Performance Ensembles
    • Graduate Courses*

    Total Credits for 2nd Year: 30

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    • 4 credits
      PFENS L511-2 — Juilliard Orchestra
      4 credits Full Year Faculty and Guest Conductors

      Assignments by the orchestral administration are made on a rotating basis and are primarily determined by audition. Also taken into account are: professionalism, dependability, collegiality, experience level, performance history, and the nature of the event. Required of all full-time students of orchestral instruments in each semester of residence, with the exception of students in the D.M.A. and Artist Diploma programs.

      2 credits
      PFENS R551-2 — Double Bass Studio
      2 credits Full Year Double Bass Faculty

      Double Bass Studio provides the major teacher with an opportunity to bring his or her students together for study as a group. The focus may be on solo or orchestral playing, as the schedule dictates. Class meets for five hours per semester. Required of all Double Bass majors in each semester of residence.

      2 credits
      PFENS R553-4 — Orchestral Repertory for Double Bass
      2 credits Full year Albert Laszlo

      The Double Bass Seminar brings the Juilliard bass community together and provides an opportunity for the student to perform for, and experience the commentary of, the faculty outside of his or her major teacher's studio. The class meets 10 times per semester; the faculty takes turns leading the class. Attendance is mandatory, and each student is required to play at least once per semester. The repertoire is entirely up to the student, in consultation with his or her studio teacher, and can be solo, orchestral, or chamber. Required of all Double Bass majors in each semester of residence.

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