The orchestral instrument curriculum at CMPR is designed for students to gain professional proficiency on their primary instrument.

Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance with a concentration in Orchestral Instruments

About Orchestral Instruments at the Conservatory

The orchestral instrument curriculum at CMPR is designed for students to gain professional proficiency on their primary instrument. Students receive a comprehensive education that includes experience as soloists (participating in the student concert series and departmental concert series), in ensembles (chamber music, concert band, and symphony orchestra), through orchestral repertoire courses, and participating in the opera workshop.

Concentrations:

  • Strings: violin viola, cello, double bass, harp
  • Woods: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone
  • Bronzes: trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba
  • Percussion

Learning outcomes

The graduate of this specialty:

  • You will demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the performance of your instrument.
  • You will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the variety of styles of solo and ensemble literature, through performances as a soloist and as a member of musical ensembles.
  • You will apply knowledge about Western music literature and Puerto Rican music within the framework of their cultural sources and influences.
  • He will express coherent criticism and opinions related to the interpretation of his classmates, based on the corresponding periods and musical styles.
  • You will demonstrate leadership and entrepreneurship competencies with regard to professional practices in the field of performance of your instrument.

About Orchestral Instrument Performance at PRCM

Orchestral instrument performance at PRCM is designed for students to acquire professional competence in their major instruments. Students receive a comprehensive education in their instruments including solo playing (student concerts series, department concerts series), ensemble playing (chamber music, concert band, and symphony orchestra), orchestral repertoire courses, and the opera workshop.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a high level of competence in the major performing medium.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive capabilities in a variety of styles in solo and ensemble literature through solo performance and ensemble settings.
  • Apply knowledge about the history and literature of Western music and Puerto Rican music within the framework of its sources and cultural influences.
  • Share critical assessments about instrument performance by their peers based on corresponding music periods and styles.
  • Demonstrate competence in leadership and entrepreneurship in regard to professional practices in the field of orchestral instruments performance.
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