Note: The 2017-2018 documents contains both a Curriculum Sequence and an Advising Checklist.
|Teacher Licensure: Instrumental||2014-2015||2015-2016||2016-2017||2017-2018|
|Teacher Licensure: Vocal||2014-2015||2015-2016||2016-2017||2017-2018|
|Teacher Licensure: General Music||2014-2015||2015-2016||2016-2017||2017-2018|
|Performance: Jazz Studies||2014-2015||2015-2016||2016-2017||2017-2018|
|BA in Music: Open Studies||NA||2015-2016||2016-2017||2017-2018|
|BA in Music: Music Theory/Comp.||NA||2015-2016||2016-2017||2017-2018|
Please observe the following Accompanist Request instructions and deadlines. All scores may be turned in to the Music Office or directly to Dr. Bowman.
If you are planning on presenting a recital during the upcoming semester, make sure you register for a recital on PAWS. In order to reserve a recital date, complete the Recital Request Form and submit to the Music Office by noon of the appropriate date listed below. Recitals will be scheduled according to student seniority. All required degree recitals will be scheduled before any non-degree recital. A copy of the available recital dates and times will be posted outside the music office. As upperclass recitals are scheduled, the list of available dates and times will be updated. Please check the posted schedule before you turn in your form to ensure that your requested dates are still available.
Recital Scheduling for the Spring 2018 semester will begin in September following the schedule below.
Recital Scheduling for the Fall 2018 semester will begin in March following the schedule below :
The Music Department's Events Calendar is now maintained online in the Events and Festivals menu.
For students requesting a General Recital, please note that the deadline to submit piano scores is three weeks prior to the recital. Scores may be submitted to the music office or directly to Dr. Bowman.
Students who feel they have legitimate grievances concerning policies or persons connected with the Department of Music should follow the steps listed below. If the grievance lies in the area of a grade appeal, please consult the EIU Grade Appeal website.
1. Schedule an appointment with the faculty member and talk with him or her directly about the issue.
2. If the issue remains unresolved, bring your complaint to the department chair.
3. If not satisfied with the outcome at the departmental level, you may address your complaint with the Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.
The Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS) can schedule a fitting for custom-made musician ear plugs for a fee of $52 each. You could choose one or two. To schedule an appointment, please contact Dr. Heidi Ramrattan, the audiologist in CDS, to schedule an appointment.
Honors Recital Auditions will be held on Monday, March 5, 2017 beginning at 3:00pm in the DFAC Recital Hall. Audition winners will be featured on the Honors Recital that will be held on Sunday April 15, 2017 at 6:00pm. Please download the following document for further information and the entry form. Entries are due to the music office no later than Noon, Friday, February 9, 2018.
All students interested in completing an Independent Study project should complete this form no later than the first three days of the semester.
Instrument and Locker Check-out will be handled by:
If you put a lock on a locker and do not fill out the paperwork, the lock will be cut and your belongings will be confiscated. The first locker inventory sweep will begin on Monday morning of the second week of classes.
Note: School owned instruments must be in their assigned lockers (not a personal locker) immediately following juries in the spring semester so a full inventory sweep may be completed.
The Department of Music has a limited number of wind and brass instruments available for rental to students interested in participating in music ensembles. The non-refundable fee for rental of the instrument will be as follows:
The rental fees are designed to cover the cost of routine maintenance and repairs due to wear-and-tear on the instrument. If an instrument is damaged due to negligence or carelessness on the part of the renter, the renter will be responsible for covering the repair cost. Please contact Dr. Alicia Neal for additional information.
All students will submit a portfolio of their work at EIU during their final semester in residence on the EIU campus. Click here for additional information.