Demonstration of competence to the senior music faculty member in performance and/or composition. Assistance in obtaining private instruction on the student’s chosen instrument will be given. The student will be expected to give a public performance and/or presentation, preferably in the last year of the degree.
Participation for at least 2 semesters in at least one on-campus musical ensemble. (Currently the music ensembles include Pep Band, Jazz Band, Concert Choir, Concert Band, and Merrimack Schola)
. Alternatives such as participating in the spring musical pit orchestra may be approved by the senior music faculty member.