2022-23 Graduate Catalog

Artist Diploma (Post-Baccalaureate)

The Artist Diploma is a three-year program for the most advanced and gifted performers in piano and strings, who, by their performance and credentials, demonstrate that they have serious potential to become concert artists. The program is designed to provide intensive study and performance opportunities under the guidance of master teachers in preparation for a concert career.

An audition for the appropriate applied studio faculty is required. Admission to the program is allowed only upon the recommendation of the appropriate applied studio faculty and the approval of the School of Music director.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, applicants seeking admission to the Artist Diploma program should complete their application by February 15 to be considered for fall matriculation.

Program Requirements

The Artist Diploma in piano and strings requires 33 hours total.

Studio Performance Lessons: 26

MUSP 50210Artist Diploma Lessons


Recitals 4

MUSP 50961Artist Diploma Recital I


MUSP 50971Artist Diploma Recital II


MUSP 50981Artist Diploma Recital III


MUSP 50991Artist Diploma Recital IV


Chamber Music/Ensemble/Collaborative Piano: 3

MUSI Ensemble

MUSI 60080Chamber Music


MUSI 51081Artist Diploma Post-Baccalaureate Collaborative Piano


MUSI 60080/ MUSI 600X0/ MUSI 51081-Appropriate course determined by student's applied music area and Advisor; specific ensemble assignment determined upon admission.