Master of Music in Piano Performance

Students majoring in Piano receive private lessons and play in weekly studio and performance classes. The program culminates with a full recital. Annual juries are required.

Master of Music in Piano Performance (33-34 semester hours)

Major Area


PI641Piano Primary (4 terms) 8 (2 per term)

Piano literature electives (2 courses)

6 (3 per term)


Chamber Music (2 credits)
Accompanying Class (3 credits)

Core 11
MH731Introduction to Musicology 3

Symphonic Choir (2 terms)

2 (1 per term)
 Theory or Music History elective (1 course)
 Core elective *1
Electives 6

Free electives



  1. The core elective must be a single, 3-credit graduate-level course outside the student’s major area, area of emphasis, and/or area of applied study.
  2. Upon approval from the department, students are required to present a public recital.

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