Supervisory Committee & Study Plan

Supervisory Committee
The Supervisory Committee is responsible for the guidance and direction of the student's graduate program. Each graduate student will have a major professor assigned by the Graduate Coordinator. Together, the major professor and the graduate student will nominate a supervisory committee to be chaired by the major professor. The supervisory committee, of which at least half are members of the graduate faculty, is constructed as outlined below. 

Performance majors – major professor (chair), additional faculty member from education or similar performance interests, and a member of the academic music faculty (music education, music history and music theory)

Piano Pedagogy and Performance Studies
– major professor (chair), additional faculty member from education or similar performance interests, and a member of the academic music faculty (music education, music history and music theory)

Accompanying majors – major professor (chair), additional faculty member from the keyboard area, and a member of the academic music faculty (music education, music history and music theory)

Music Education – major professor (chair), additional faculty member from education or similar performance interests, and a member of the academic music faculty (music education, music history and music theory) plus it is recommended that there be a fourth member who is a national-board-certified teacherComposition – major professor (chair), additional faculty member from theory, and an additional faculty member from outside the School of Music faculty

History majors – major professor (chair), additional faculty member from history, and an additional faculty member from outside the School of Music faculty