2021-2022 University Catalog 
    Aug 13, 2022  
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Music in Performance (Applied Emphasis in Piano, Violin, Viola or Cello), M.M.

Master of Music in Performance, M.M. Locations  

The International Center for Music’s Master of Music in Performance degree program is an advanced course of study for musicians who hold a bachelor’s degree and are seeking careers as professional musicians. In addition to the general rules that are applicable for admission to graduate studies at Park University, specific admission requirements are:

  • Bachelor of Music or related undergraduate degree from a U.S. institution, an equivalent bachelor’s degree from an accredited foreign institution of higher education or equivalent professional experience as determined by the faculty of the University’s International Center for Music.
  • An audition before the music faculty. In approved situations, a recording may be submitted in lieu of a live audition.

Each applicant must furnish a complete list of repertoire and recital history at the time of application. This is an advanced program of study at the graduate level, supervised and approved by the graduate faculty of Park University.

Students entering the Master of Music program must take a Theory Competency Test. Students who do not pass are assigned to the appropriate theory class.

The student may select one of the following performance areas:

Requirements For: Master - 36 Hours, 3.0 GPA

Piano Performance (2 Year Program)

String Performance (2 Year Program)

Graduation Requirements

Park University confers the Master of Music, Master of Public Administration, and Master of Science degrees at selected locations when a candidate has satisfied the following conditions:

  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 for Park University courses.
  • Satisfaction of all requirements for a major as outlined in this catalog.
  • Completion of all earned credit with no more than 2 grades of C earned.
  • Submission of an Application for Graduation.