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Open to all majors. Requires audition for acceptance into the minor. A student who is interested in auditioning should email Professor Brian Robison at b.robison@northeastern.edu to schedule the audition by September 14th. Bring 3 copies of the Audition Form.

Audition Form PDF
Audition Repertoire PDF
Mini-Recital Form PDF
Recital Info PDF
Senior Recital Form PDF

Program Director
Brian Robison
b.robison@northeastern.edu

NOTE: This is a sample curriculum. Please see the current catalog or course descriptions maintained by the university registrar for the most up-to-date information.

Music Theory

Complete the following courses (4 credits): 

MUSC 1001 Music in Everyday Life  
MUSC 1201 Music Theory 1

Music Lessons

Complete the following repeatable course four times (1 credit): 

Music Lessons 1  
Music Lessons 2

Music Recitals

Complete the following courses (1 credit): 

MUSC 3410 Recital 1  
MUSC 4622 Recital 2

Music Ensemble

Complete five of the following ensembles (1 credit): 

Chorus  
Band  
Orchestra  
Wind Ensemble  
Jazz Ensemble  
Rock Ensemble  
Blues/Rock Ensemble  
Create Your Own Music  
Chamber Ensemble  
Contemporary Music Ensemble  
Jazz Choir and Combo  
World Music Ensemble  
Fusion Ensemble  
Pep Band  
World Fusion Ensemble

Music Performance Electives

Complete one of the following courses (4 credits): 

Music as a Social Expression  
Survey of African-American Music  
Music of the USA  
Women in Music  
Music and Poetry  
Introduction to Art, Drama, and Music  
Music in Popular Culture  
Rock Music  
Jazz  
Film Music  
Mozart  
Debussy and the Music of Paris  
Beethoven  
George Gershwin  
Medieval and Renaissance Music  
Music of the Baroque Era  
Music of the Classical Era  
Music of the Romantic Era  
Twentieth-Century Music  
New Directions in Music  
Introduction to World Music  
Music of Africa  
Music of the Middle East  
Music of Asia  
Music of Latin America and the Caribbean  
Music of the Jewish People  
Coltrane  
What’s Playing at Symphony?  
Popular Music, Sexuality, and the New Global Order  
Music in Culture  
Instrumentation and Orchestration  
Black Popular Music  
Viennese School 1  
Viennese School 2  
Jazz Improvisation  
Conducting  
Songwriting 1  
Writing about Music  
War and Music  
Modernizing Tradition in Balinese Performing Arts  
Special Topics in Music Analysis  
Music Analysis Seminar

GPA Requirement

2.000 GPA required in the minor

Program Coordinator
Won Hee-An
w.an@neu.edu

617.373.4131