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Music Education, Instrumental


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Program Description

The NCCU instrumental concentration allows you to continue to perform and perfect your musicianship as an instrumentalist. You will continue study your applied instrument with a highly skilled instrumental teacher At the same time you will explore music education strategies, skills, and philosophies for a career in teaching . A Music Education degree with an Instrumental concentration equips you to begin your career as a teacher and conductor, preparing the next generation of instrumentalist.

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Additional Requirements

Complete a minimum of 128 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher, with a cumulative grade point average of 2.70 or higher for ALL music courses. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.
Complete the General Education Curriculum Courses required of all undergraduates by the University.
Note: The student must have a grade point average of 2.50 or higher for admission to the NCCU Teacher Education Program.
Required music courses:
MUSL 1010, 1050, 1060, 1070, 1080 (or their equivalent), 1220, 1260, 1600, 2110, 2120, 2210, 2220, 2405, 3110, 3410, 3420, 3500, 3530, 3560, 3600, 3601, 3602, 3860, 3920, 4600
Enrollment in an applied music primary course every semester.
Participation in a musical ensemble every semester.
Enrollment in applied piano until the piano proficiency examination is passed.
Participation in workshops/recitals every semester except the student teaching semester.
Education requirements: EDUC 3000, 3010, 3020, 3120, 3130, 4118, 4218.

Contact Information

Name: Baron Tymas, Associate Professor
Email: btymas@nccu.edu
Phone: (919) 530-6343
Fax: (919) 530-7979
Office Location: 110/111 B. N. Duke Annex
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Name: Denine Mccullers, Administrative Assistant
Email: dmccullers@nccu.edu
Phone: (919) 530-6319
Fax: (919) 530-7979
Office Location: 211 C. Ruth Edwards Music Hall
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Name: Edmund Paolantonio, Visiting Instructor
Email: epaolantonio@nccu.edu
Phone: (919) 530-7216
Office Location: 313 C. Ruth Edwards Music Hall
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