Date of Award

Spring 5-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Music (MM)



First Advisor

Raul Munguia,

Second Advisor

David Hurley,

Third Advisor

Donald Viney,


The purpose of this thesis is to provide an understanding of, and present historical information regarding the selections performed on a graduate viola recital. Selections performed were written by the following composers: Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Schubert, Max Bruch, and Alan Hovhaness. Biographical information of the composer, program notes, and performance considerations will be included.



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