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

Bachelor of Music in Performance, major in Voice (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

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)
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3
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First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 1
Applied Major 1
0
2
2
 
APP MIN 1
Applied Minor 1
0
1
1
 
L-ENS
Large Ensemble
2
0
2
 
MUS 901
Music Theory 1 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
 
MUS 902
Sight-Singing and Dictation 1
2
0
2
 
MUS 9030
Italian for Singers
3
0
3
 
NSTP 1
National Service Training Program 1
0
3
3
 
PATH-FIT
Human Enhancement
2
0
2
 
PURPCOM
Purposive Communication
3
0
3
 
THY 1
Christian Vision of the Human Person
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
18
6
24
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 2
Applied Major 2
0
2
2
APP MAJ 1
APP MIN 2
Applied Minor 2
0
1
1
APP MIN 1
L-ENS
Large Ensemble II
2
0
2
L-ENS
MUS 906
Music Theory 2 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
MUS 901
MUS 907
Sight-Singing and Dictation 2
2
0
2
MUS 902
NSTP 2
National Service Training Program 2
0
3
3
NSTP 1
PATH-FIT
Fitness Exercises for Specific Sports
2
0
2
 
READ_PH
Readings in Philippine History
3
0
3
 
THY 2
Christian Vision of Marriage and Family
3
0
3
THY 1
UND_SELF
Understanding the Self
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
18
6
24
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 3
Applied Major 3
0
2
2
APP MAJ 2
APP MIN 3
Applied Minor 3
0
1
1
APP MIN 2
CONTEM_W
The Contemporary World
3
0
3
 
L-ENS
Large Ensemble III
2
0
2
 
MUS 908
History and Literature of Western Art Music 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9010
Music Theory 3 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
MUS 906
MUS 9011
Sight-Singing and Dictation 3
2
0
2
MUS 907
MUS 9031
French for Singers
3
0
3
 
MUS 9071
Community Outreach 1
3
0
3
 
PATH-FIT
Physical Activities Towards Health and Fitness in Dance
2
0
2
 
THY 3
Christian Vision of the Church in Society
3
0
3
THY 1, 
THY 2
VOC-REP 1
Vocal Repertoire 1 (Renaissance and Baroque)
1
0
1
MUS 906
TOTAL
 
25
3
28
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 4
Applied Major 4
0
2
2
APP MAJ 3
APP MIN 4
Applied Minor 4
0
1
1
APP MIN 3
L-ENS
Large Ensemble IV
1
0
1
L-ENS
MATH_MW
Mathematics in the Modern World
3
0
3
 
MUS 9012
History and Literature of Western Art Music 2
3
0
3
MUS 908
MUS 9014
Music Theory 4 with Keyboard/Fretboard
3
0
3
MUS 9010
MUS 9015
Sight-Singing and Dictation 4
2
0
2
MUS 9011
MUS 9032
German for Singers
3
0
3
 
MUS 9039
Principles of Music Education
3
0
3
 
MUS 9072
Community Outreach 2
3
0
3
 
PATH-FIT
Physical Education Towards Health and Fitness in Sports
2
0
2
 
THY 4
Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World
3
0
3
THY 1, 
THY 2,
THY 3
VOC-REP 2
Vocal Repertoire 2 (Classical)
1
0
1
VOC-REP 1
TOTAL
 
27
3
30
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 5
Applied Major 5
0
2
2
APP MAJ 4
FIL 1
Kontekstuwalisadong Komunikasyon sa Filipino
3
0
3
 
LIT 1
The Great Works
3
0
3
 
MUS 9016
Philippine Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9017
History and Literature of Western Art Music 3
3
0
3
MUS 9012
MUS 9018
Forms and Analysis 1
3
0
3
MUS 9014
MUS 9036
Fundamentals of Conducting
3
0
3
MUS 9014
MUS 9063
Performance Specialization 1 (Opera 1)
1
0
1
APP MAJ 4
VOC-PED 1
Vocal Pedagogy 1
1
0
1
APP MAJ 5
VOC-REP 3
Vocal Repertoire 3 (19th Century)
3
0
3
VOC-REP 2
TOTAL
 
23
2
25
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 6
Applied Major 6
0
2
2
APP MAJ 5
ART_APP
Art Appreciation
3
0
3
 
FIL 2
Panimulang Pagsasalin
3
0
3
FIL 1
INTRO-MR
Introduction to Music Research
1
0
1
 
MUS 9019
Asian Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9020
History and Literature of Western Art Music 4
3
0
3
MUS 9017
MUS 9021
Forms and Analysis 2
3
0
3
MUS 9018
MUS 9033
Collaborative Music 1
1
0
1
APP MAJ 4
MUS 9064
Performance Specialization 2 (Opera 2)
2
0
2
MUS 9063
VOC-PED 2
Vocal Pedagogy 2
2
0
2
VOC-PED 1
VOC-REP 4
Vocal Repertoire 4 (20th and 21st Centuries)
2
0
2
VOC-REP 3
TOTAL
 
23
2
25
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 7
Applied Major 7
0
2
2
APP MAJ 6
MUS 9022
World Music
3
0
3
 
MUS 9024
Junior Recital
2
0
2
 
MUS 9034
Collaborative Music 2
2
0
2
MUS 9033
MUS 9037
Sacred Music 1
3
0
3
 
MUS 9041
Coaching Class for Singers 1
3
0
3
APP MAJ 6
MUS 9042
Conservatory Colloquium Seminar
1
0
1
 
MUS 9065
Performance Specialization 3 (Opera 3)
2
0
2
MUS 9064
SCITECHS
Science, Technology and Society
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
19
2
21
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hours
Lab. Hours
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP MAJ 8
Applied Major 8
0
2
2
APP MAJ 7
ETHICS
Ethics
3
0
3
 
IS-VOI
Instrumental Science – Voice
2
0
2
 
LIWORIZ
Life and Works of Rizal
3
0
3
 
MUS 9023
Principles of Music Composition
3
0
3
 
MUS 9025
Graduation Recital
2
0
2
MUS 9034
MUS 9035
Collaborative Music 3
2
0
2
APP MAJ 7
MUS 9038
Sacred Music 2
3
0
3
MUS 9037
MUS 9042
Coaching Class for Singers 2
3
0
3
APP MAJ 7
MUS 9043
Essentials of Entrepreneurship in Music
1
0
1
 
MUS 9066
Performance Specialization 4 (Opera 4)
2
0
2
MUS 9065
TOTAL
 
24
2
26
 

Program Curriculum (Old)

Effectivity: 2015-2016 until Freshmen Cohort of A.Y. 2017-2018

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 1
Applied Major I
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 1
1
0
1
 
ENG 1
Introduction to College English
3
0
3
 
FIL 1
Komunikasyon sa Akademikong Filipino
3
0
3
 
ITALIAN 1
Italian I
2
0
2
 
MUS-LIST 1
Music Listening I
1
0
1
 
PHIST
Philippine History
3
0
3
 
RUD 1
Rudiments of Music I
3
0
3
 
SOL 1
Solfeggio I
2
0
2
 
THY 1
Contextualized Salvation History
3
0
3
 
PE 1
Physical Education
2
0
2
 
ROTC
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
28
0
28
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 1
Applied Major I 2
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 2
1
0
1
 
ENG 2
Reading & Thinking Skills for Academic Study
3
0
3
ENG 1
FIL 2
Pagbasa at Pagsulat Tungo sa Pananaliksik
3
0
3
FIL 1
ITALIAN 2
Italian II
2
0
2
ITALIAN 1
MUS-LIST 2
Music Listening II
1
0
1
MUS-LIST 1
PGC
Philippine Government and Constitution
3
0
3
 
RUD 2
Rudiments of Music II
3
0
3
RUD 1
SOL 2
Solfeggio II
2
0
2
SOL 1
THY 2
Church and Sacraments
3
0
3
THY 1
PE 2
Physical Education
2
0
2
 
ROTC
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
28
0
28
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 2
Applied Major II
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 3
1
0
1
 
CTRPT 1
Counterpoint I
1
0
1
RUD 2
ENG 3
Academic Writing Skills
3
0
3
ENG 2
FRENCH 1
French I
2
0
2
 
HOM 1
History of Music I
3
0
3
MUS-LIST 2
L-ENS
Large Ensemble I1
2
0
2
 
MTH-VT 1
Vocal Technique I
1
0
1
 
NS 201
Biological Science
3
0
3
 
PHL 5
Christian Ethics
3
0
3
THY 2
SOL 3
Solfeggio III
2
0
2
SOL 2
THR 1
Theory I
2
0
2
RUD 2
PE 3
Physical Education
2
0
2
 
NSTP
National Service Training Program
Students may choose between Civic Welfare Training Service or 
Literacy Training Service.
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
30
0
30
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 2
Applied Major II 2
2
0
2
 
APP-MIN
Applied Minor 4
1
0
1
 
CTRPT 2
Counterpoint II
1
0
1
CTRPT 1
ENG 4
Oral Communication in Context
3
0
3
ENG 3
FRENCH 2
French II
2
0
2
FRENCH 1
HOM 2
History of Music II
3
0
3
HOM 1
L-ENS
Large Ensemble I 2
2
0
2
 
MTH-VT 2
Vocal Technique II
1
0
1
MTH-VT 1
NS 104
Earth Science
3
0
3
 
SCL 3
The Social Teachings of the Church
3
0
3
PHL 5
SOL 4
Solfeggio IV
2
0
2
SOL 3
THR 2
Theory II
2
0
2
THR 1
PE 4
Physical Education
2
0
2
 
NSTP
National Service Training Program
Students may choose between Civic Welfare Training Service or 
Literacy Training Service.
3
0
3
 
TOTAL
 
30
0
30
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 3
Applied Major III
2
0
2
 
GERMAN 1
German I
2
0
2
 
HOM 3
History of Music III
2
0
2
HOM 2
L-ENS
Large Ensemble II
2
0
2
 
LIT 101A
World Literatures
3
0
3
 
MUS-ED 1
Introduction to Music Education
3
0
3
 
PHIL MUS
Philippine Music
2
0
2
MUS-LIST 2
SCL 9
Marriage and Family
3
0
3
SCL 3
SOL 5
Solfeggio V
2
0
2
SOL 4
THR 3
Theory III
2
0
2
THR 2
TOTAL
 
23
0
23
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 3
Applied Major III 2
2
0
2
 
ASN MUS
Asian Music
2
0
2
PHIL MUS
GERMAN 2
German II
2
0
2
GERMAN 1
HUM 1
Art, Man and Society
3
0
3
 
L-ENS
Large Ensemble II 2
2
0
2
 
LIT 102A
Philippine Literatures
3
0
3
 
MIDI-BAS
Midi Basics
2
0
2
 
PHL 2/102
Logic
3
0
3
 
SOL 6
Solfeggio VI
2
0
2
SOL 5
THR 4
Theory IV
2
0
2
THR 3
TOTAL
 
23
0
23
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 4
Applied Major IV
2
0
2
 
FAA 1
Forms and Analysis I
3
0
3
THR 4
LIT 103
Survey of World Literature I
3
0
3
 
MATH 101
College Algebra
3
0
3
 
MUS-ELE 1
Elective I
2
0
2
 
OPERA 1
Opera Class I
2
0
2
 
PSY 1
General Psychology
3
0
3
 
SAC MUS
Sacred Music 1
1
0
1
RUD 2
VOC-LIT 1
Vocal Literature I
1
0
1
HOM 3
VOC-PED 1
Vocal Pedagogy I
1
0
1
 
TOTAL
 
21
0
21
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 4
Applied Major IV 2
2
0
2
 
FAA 2
Forms and Analysis II
3
0
3
FAA 1
MUS-ELE 2
Elective II
2
0
2
 
OPERA 1
Opera Class I 2
2
0
2
OPERA 1
PSY 209
Educational Psychology
3
0
3
 
SAC MUS
Sacred Music 2
1
0
1
SAC MUS
VOC-LIT 2
Vocal Literature II
1
0
1
VOC-LIT 1
VOC-PED 2
Vocal Pedagogy II
1
0
1
VOC-PED 1
TOTAL
 
15
0
15
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 5
Applied Major V 1
2
0
2
 
CHM-MUS 1
Chamber Music I
1
0
1
 
CHO-ARR
Choral Arranging
1
0
1
THR 4
MATH 600A
Statistics
3
0
3
MATH 101
MUS-ELE 3
Elective III
2
0
2
 
OPERA 2
Opera Class II
2
0
2
OPERA 1
ORCH 1
Orchestration I 1
1
0
1
THR 4
P-COMP
Principles of Composition
1
0
1
THR 4
RC
Rizal Course
3
0
3
 
VOC-ENS 1
Vocal Ensemble I
1
0
1
 
VOC-LIT 3
Vocal Literature III
1
0
1
VOC-LIT 2
VOC-PED 3
Vocal Pedagogy III
1
0
1
VOC-PED 2
TOTAL
 
19
0
19
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APP-MAJ 5
Applied Major V 2
2
0
2
 
CHM-MUS 2
Chamber Music II
1
0
1
CHM-MUS 1
CHO-ARR
Choral Arranging 2
1
0
1
CHO-ARR
ETAR
Economics with Taxation and Agrarian Reform
3
0
3
 
OPERA 2
Opera Class II 2
2
0
2
OPERA 2
ORCH 1
Orchestration I 2
1
0
1
ORCH 1
P-COMP
Principles of Composition 2
1
0
1
P-COMP
VOC-ENS 2
Vocal Ensemble II
1
0
1
VOC-ENS 1
VOC-LIT 4
Vocal Literature IV
1
0
1
VOC-LIT 3
VOC-PED 4
Vocal Pedagogy IV
1
0
1
VOC-PED 3
TOTAL
 
14
0
14
 

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