Ethnic Music Performance – ETHM 560

CG • Section 16WK • 11/10/2019 to 04/18/2020 • Modified 09/05/2023

Course Description

Individual and/or ensemble performance in an ethnic music instrumental or vocal genre. The performance genre will be arranged in cooperation with the Coordinator of Ethnomusicology, who will also approve the instrumental or vocal genre to be studied. A minimum of ten (10) 30-minute lessons, ten (10) 60-minute ensemble rehearsals, or a combination thereof is required each time the student takes this course.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


At the end of the master's degree, it is important to assess the student's knowledge and skills gained through the degree. This comprehensive exam allows faculty to evaluate the competencies achieved by each student.

Course Assignment

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Ethnic Music Performance Plan Assignment

Students will submit a document outlining their pre-approved bi-musicality experience. This assignment is pass/fail with the student earning ten points for the submission of the assignment and zero points if the assignment is not submitted.

Reflection, Journal, and Video Submission Assignment

After completing their bi-musicality experience, the student will submit documents that provide evidence of proficiency. Students will submit a journal of key points from each weekly lesson, a reflection of the impact of their overall experience, and a video that exhibits bi-musicality proficiency.