Bachelor of Music in Performance, major in Piano (4 years)

Bachelor of Music in Performance, major in Piano (4 years)

Offered by the Conservatory of Music

Description

Bachelor of Music in Performance provides extensive training in the different instruments, and voice, in Western classical tradition. It is ideal that an incoming student enters this program in collegiate level (Level 5) in his/her chosen major, in order that the program is finished in four (4) years. The program gives opportunity for students to join the UST Symphony Orchestra and other ensembles of the Conservatory.

Identity​

Becoming Part of the Program

Identity​

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement, and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs): 

SERVANT LEADER 

  • Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church, and the environment. 
  • Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life. 
  • Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender. 

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR 

  • Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction.
  • Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics. 
  • Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation. 

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER 

  • Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions. 
  • Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues. 
  • Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach. 

LIFELONG LEARNER 

  • Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development. 
  • Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization. 
  • Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges. 

Competence

Commitment

Compassion

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: July to December of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: January 28 of the following year

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “Conservatory of Music” tab for the tuition fees.

Career Opportunities

Concert Instrumentalist

Solo Performer

Orchestra / Ensemble Performer

Lounge Musician

Music Entrepreneur

Student Experience and Support

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy program provides not just theoretical input, but also practical applications of learned concepts and skills to best prepare students for the world of work. To do so, the program uses facilities such as laboratories for their learning experiences.

The University of Santo Tomas provides student services that cater to academic, spiritual, and wellness concerns of students. These support units are found in the different parts of the campus and can be accessed by Thomasians. When the University shifted to distance learning, the services also transitioned to online services to continue addressing the needs of Thomasians.

Program Curriculum (New)​

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

This curriculum may have some changes upon the availability of new guidelines.

Year
First Term 
(August – December)
Second Term
(January – May)
Special Term
(June – July)
1
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none
2
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none
3
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none
4
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none

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 1
Applied Major 1
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 1
Applied Minor 1
0
3
1
 
MUS 901
Music Theory 1 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 902
Sight-Singing and Dictation 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 903
Large Ensemble 1
2
0
2
 
NSTP 1
National Service Training Program 1
0
0
3
 
PE 1
PATH-PE 1
2
0
2
 
PURPCOM
Purposive Communication
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Christian Vision of the Human Person
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
15
9
21
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 2
Applied Major 2
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 2
Applied Minor 2
0
3
1
 
MUS 905
Large Ensemble 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 906
Music Theory 2 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 907
Sight-Singing and Dictation 2
2
0
2
 
NSTP 2
National Service Training Program 2
0
0
3
 
PE 2
PATH-PE 2
2
0
2
 
READ PH
Readings in Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THY 2
Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
3
0
3
 
UND SELF
Understanding the Self
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
18
9
24
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 3
Applied Major 3
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 3
Applied Minor 3
0
3
1
 
CONTEM W
The Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
MUS 908
History and Literature of Western Art Music 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 909
Large Ensemble 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9010
Music Theory 3 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 9011
Sight-Singing and Dictation 3
2
0
2
 
PE 3
PATH-PE 3
2
0
2
 
PNO-REP 1
Piano Repertoire 1 (Renaissance and Baroque)
1
0
1
 
THY 3
Christian Vision of the Church in Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
19
9
22
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 4
Applied Major 4
0
6
2
 
APP MIN 4
Applied Minor 4
0
3
1
 
MATH MW
Mathematics in the Modern World
3
0
3
 
MUS 9012
History and Literature of Western Art Music 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9013
Large Ensemble 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9014
Music Theory 4 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 9015
Sight-Singing and Dictation 4
2
0
2
 
PE 4
PATH-PE 4
2
0
2
 
PNO-REP 2
Piano Repertoire 2 (Classical)
1
0
1
 
THY 4
Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
19
9
22
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 5
Applied Major 5
0
6
2
 
FIL 1
Filipino 1
3
0
3
 
LIT 1
Literature 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9016
Philippine Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9017
History and Literature of Western Art Music 3
3
0
3
 
MUS 9018
Forms and Analysis 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9019
Asian Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9026
Performance Specialization 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 9036
Fundamentals of Conducting
3
0
3
 
PNO-PED 1
Piano Pedagogy 1
1
0
1
 
PNO-REP 3
Piano Repertoire 3 (19th Century)
1
0
1
 
TOTAL
 
25
6
27
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 6
Applied Major 6
0
6
2
 
ART APP
Art Appreciation
3
0
3
 
FIL 2
Filipino 2
3
0
3
 
INTRO-MR
Introduction to Music Research
3
0
3
 
MUS 9020
History and Literature of Western Art Music 4
3
0
3
 
MUS 9021
Forms and Analysis 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9024
Junior Recital
0
6
2
 
MUS 9027
Performance Specialization 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 9033
Collaborative Music 1
2
0
2
 
PNO-PED 2
Piano Pedagogy 2
1
0
1
 
PNO-REP 4
Piano Repertoire 4 (20th and 21st Centuries)
1
0
1
 
TOTAL
 
21
12
25
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 7
Applied Major 7
0
6
2
 
LIT 2
Literature 2
3
0
3
 
MUS 9022
World Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9023
Principles of Music Composition
3
0
3
 
MUS 9028
Performance Specialization 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9034
Collaborative Music 2
2
0
2
 
MUS 9037
Sacred Music 1
2
0
2
 
SCITECHS
Science, Technology, and Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
18
6
20
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 8
Applied Major 8
0
6
2
 
ETHICS
Ethics
3
0
3
 
FIL 3
Filipino 3
3
0
3
 
IS-PNO
Instrumental Science – Piano
2
0
2
 
LIWORIZ
Life and Works of Rizal
3
0
3
 
MUS 9025
Graduation Recital
0
6
2
 
MUS 9029
Performance Specialization 4
2
0
2
 
MUS 9035
Collaborative Music 3
2
0
2
 
MUS 9038
Sacred Music 2
2
0
2
 
TOTAL
 
17
12
21
 

Program Recognitions

CHEd Center of Excellence
Center of Excellence (COE) refers to a department within a higher education institution, which continuously demonstrates excellent performance in the areas of instruction, research and publication, extension and linkages and institutional qualifications.

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