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Master of Music in Violin


Violin Department

The Master of Music degree in Performance is intended for students with solid fundamental training as demonstrated through audition and successful completion of a Bachelor's degree in music or equivalent demonstrated knowledge and skill. The program is designed to develop advanced competencies and musicianship for the qualified student including advanced and refined technique, enhanced musical knowledge and skills, and increased ability to communicate artistically so as to demonstrate professional capability in the chosen area of concentration. Through their studies, students gain increased knowledge and skills in one of more fields of music outside the major such as music theory, history, musicology or performance practice. Students also gain increased knowledge of repertory and historical performance practice.


Sample Coursework

Year 1

Performance Lessons/Recital
Music Theory
Music History
Ensembles
Music Elective

Year 2

Performance Lessons/Recital
Music History
Ensembles
Music Elective
Comprehensive Exams