Open to all genres and styles: e.g. Classical, Ethnic forms, Modern & Contemporary, Jazz, as well as Post Modern forms, etc.
BRASS All kinds and styles – e.g., Orchestral, Jazz, Historical, Brass band, ethnic and ancient instrumentation.
CONDUCTING All kinds and styles – e.g., Orchestral, Choral, and Band Conducting (with &/or without a baton).
GUITAR All kinds and styles e.g. Spanish, Latino, Classical, Folk, Jazz, Rock, Acoustic, Bass, Electric, including related/historical instruments; e.g. Mandolin, Lute, Banjo, etc.
HARP All kinds and styles including related instruments; e.g. Celtic, Pedal/Lever, Aeolian, electric, and including ethnic or any other historical instrumentation, etc.
KEYBOARDS / PIANO / ORGAN / ACCORDION All kinds and styles; e.g. Classical, Contemporary, Jazz, Rock, Historical, ethnic and ancient instrumentation (Acoustic Pianos, all types of Digital Pianos, Electronic Keyboards, Computer-based keyboards (MIDI, etc.), Spinet, Harpsichord, Organ, and all types of Accordion, etc.
MUSICOLOGY / COMPOSITION Includes but is not limited to Historical musicology, Jazz, Cultural musicology or Ethnomusicology, Popular music studies, Music theory, analysis, and composition, Music Psychology, Music Performance Methodology & Practice, and research, et al.
PERCUSSION All kInds and styles; e.g. Orchestral, Jazz, Rock, Contemporary, Historical forms including all ethnic and African Drumming types and styles.
STRINGS All kinds and styles; Orchestral strings, Jazz, Scottish Fiddle Music, etc including all forms of ethnic and historical instrumentation e.g. Baroque.
TEACHING / PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCE Includes all teaching approaches; syllabus design for performance practice, technical development methods, theoretical replication (theory of learning), and research. The study of this subject area seeks to inform teachers by supporting their actions, judgments, and teaching strategies. It also considers how the theories of learning apply in seeking to understand students and their needs, their backgrounds, and interests.
This study also includes how the teacher interacts with their students taking into consideration the social and intellectual environment the teacher seeks to establish. This may include developing a student's liberal education opportunities as well as their vocational education.
VOICE All voices and styles; e.g. Operatic, Jazz, Contemporary, Pop, Percussive, ethnic voicing, primitive, tribal, and transitive forms, etc., including a self-accompanied voice in any form whatsoever (e.g., with guitar/ukulele, etc., or via the singer’s own accompaniment recording. WOODWIND All kinds and styles: Orchestral, Jazz, Historical, as well as all types of ethnic instrumentation. Open to all genres and styles: e.g. Classical, Ethnic forms, Modern & Contemporary, Jazz, Post Modern forms, etc.