The Master of Music in Organ Performance is designed for the student who wishes to study pipe organ at an advanced level. Applicants should be able to pass an audition, the requirements of which are listed below. The degree will prepare a student for employment in pipe organ related fields, and for further graduate study. Lessons, the study of organ pedagogy, organ literature, service playing and choral conducting are studied in the course of the degree.
An audition is required for admission into the Master of music in Organ Performance degree program. Literature for this audition should include a major Bach Prelude and Fugue, a large Romantic work, and a work by a composer born after 1930.
Performance of a solo organ recital of approximately one hour in length is a requirement of the degree. Before this recital can be given a recital jury must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. After hearing the recital jury, the organ faculty will approve or disapprove the performance of the graduate recital. If performed outside of Provine Chapel, the venue must be approved by the organ faculty.