2017-2018 Graduate Catalog


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.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, applicants seeking admission to the Artist Diploma program should complete their application by March 1 to be considered for fall matriculation.

Program Requirements

The Artist Diploma (post-baccalaureate) requires 33 hours total.

Studio Performance Lessons: 26 hours

MUSP 50XX0MUSP 50XX0

Recitals: 4 hours

MUSP 50961Artist Diploma Recital I

1

MUSP 50971Artist Diploma Recital II

1

MUSP 50981Artist Diploma Recital III

1

MUSP 50991Artist Diploma Recital IV

1

Chamber Music/Ensemble/Collaborative Piano: 3 hours

60800Seminars in Music Theory

1

MUSI 600X0MUSI 600X0

MUSI 51081Artist Diploma Post-Baccalaureate Collaborative Piano

1

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