In this course, students strive to develop their individual musical performance ability to its fullest potential, both musically and technically. Students receive training through a broad variety of repertoire and develop independent thinking. Weekly studio classes present a performance workshop dealing with various topics such as technique, performance and pedagogy. Additionally, students are required to fulfill specific performance requirements in concerto and chamber music performance as well as mock orchestral auditions. Students are required to perform and/or teach in the community as assigned by their instructor.