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Course Requirements

A typical student will take two (2) years to complete the Performer's Certificate program, enrolling in 20 credit hours of required coursework and 10 hours of electives. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of nine (9) credit hours per semester to maintain full-time student status.

All instrumental and voice majors in the Performer’s Certificate Program must present two full-length (minimum 60 minutes) recitals.

Required Courses

Credit Hours

Applied Lessons (5000, 5600 level) 8 hours
Chamber Music, Ensembles, or Accompanying (3000 level)   6 hours
Graduate Recitals (MUSC 5680) (2) 4 hours
Pedagogy or Literature 2 hours


20 hours



Credit Hours

Applied Lessons (any level - can be on a secondary instrument)   4 hours
Chamber Music, Ensembles, or Accompanying (3000 level) 2 hours
Instrumental or Vocal Conducting 3 hours
Diction for Singers I and II 4 hours
Written Theory I-IV 6 hours
Aural Theory I-IV 4 hours
Internship 1-6 hours
Other music courses as approved by the applied teacher


10 hours

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Department of Music

University of Wyoming

1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3037

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5242

Fax: (307) 766-5326


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