Artist Diploma (Post-Baccalaureate)
The Artist Diploma is a program for the most advanced and gifted performers, 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.
The Artist Diploma is a three-year program available in both a pre-baccalaureate and a post-baccalaureate track. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required to maintain satisfactory academic progress in this program.
For full consideration, applicants seeking admission to the Artist Diploma program should complete their application by March 1 to be considered for fall matriculation.
The Artist Diploma (post-baccalaureate) requires 33 hours total.
Studio Performance Lessons: 26 hours
Recitals: 4 hours
Chamber Music/Ensemble/Collaborative Piano: 3 hours
MUSI 60080/ MUSI 600X0/ MUSI 51081-Appropriate course determined by student's applied music area; specific ensemble assignment determined upon admission