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Certificate of Merit

Certificate requirements

Performance

  • Studio recital performance and performance class participation every semester if applicable.
  • Chamber music/collaborative piano enrollment for at least one year, and participation in the chamber music recital.
  • Instrumental or choral ensemble participation as qualified.
  • Private instruction at Blair for at least two years, or three years for a certificate with honors.
  • Pre-recital hearing for the Certificate Recital, heard by departmental and Certificate Council faculty.
  • Performance of a Certificate Recital of at least 20 minutes of music.

General

  • A grade point average of at least B+ in classwork and performance studies.

Course work

  • Music theory study at the Blair School completing at least Level 4 of the theory curriculum, or Level 6 for a certificate with honors.
  • Music history study at the Blair School for at least one year, or two years for a certificate with honors.