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Music Handbook: Accompanying

Accompanying Information

Goals and Purpose

The purpose of UMM’s accompanying policies is twofold:

  1. To provide pianistic support for students in Individual Performance Studies who require pianists;
  2. To provide opportunities for Piano Majors and Piano Minors to acquire and enhance collaborative piano skills.
    • Piano Majors are required to take 4 semesters of MUS 1050 toward achieving piano proficiency;
    • Piano Minors have the option of taking up to 4 semesters of MUS 1050 toward achieving piano proficiency.

Assigning Accompanists/Deadlines

Communication

Responsibilities of vocalists/instrumentalists

Responsibilities of pianists

Allocation of Hours/Remuneration

Suggested costs for student accompanists are included here.

Rehearsal Etiquette

Responsibilities of vocalists/instrumentalists

Responsibilities of pianists

Performance Etiquette for Accompanists