Senior Project and Senior Recital Requirements Senior Project and Senior Recital Requirements

All majors within the Fine Arts Department must complete a Senior Project to fulfill their degree requirements.  The specific requirements for each major are shown below. 

 NOTE: Your piano and/or guitar proficiencies must be completed by the end of the spring semester before the year you plan to do your recital.  

Music Major

1/2 hour classical recital with program notes
Minimum 10 page paper, project or CD demo

 

Music Performance Major

1 hour performance recital with program notes

 

Recording Artist Major

1/2 hour classical recital with program notes
Minimum 10 page paper, project or CD demo

 

Music Pastor Major

1/2 hour classical recital with program notes
Up to a 1/2 hour conducting recital

 

Worship Leading Major

1/2 hour classical recital with program notes
Minimum 10 page paper, project or CD demo

 

Recording Arts Major

Minimum 10 page paper, project or CD demo

 

Secondary Education Music Major

1/2 hour classical recital with program notes
Up to a 1/2 hour conducting recital
demo

 

Recital

The contents of the recital should be discussed with your lesson teacher. See also Repertoire and Length for specifics.

 

Paper/CD Demo

The subject of the paper should be discussed with your advisor. The typed proposal should be brought to the Spring Planning Meeting and given to the full time faculty for approval. Your advisor should contact you with the approval or changes that pertain to your proposal.

Each CD Demo will be no more than 4 songs and recorded in McPherson Studio.  The songs for the demo should be original and/or your own arrangement of a piece.  You will need to provide lead sheets for each song and a 2-3 page paper outlining the process for the demo and a reflection about the entire process.. This can be in a format that works best for you to present the process (i.e. journal etc.).