12 months
36000 USD/year
36000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The program in Choral Conducting at Rider University trains conductors to be creative, thoughtful and technically proficient musicians.


Acquire a strong foundation in conducting technique and knowledge of choral literature, and have unparalleled opportunities to perform and to conduct choirs renowned for their musical excellence. 


  • Each student serves as graduate assistant to one of Westminster’s choirs, and conducts a full graduate recital with that ensemble, in repertoire agreed upon with the faculty conductor of the ensemble.
  • Many candidates in the Master of Music in Choral Conducting at Rider University choose graduate voice pedagogy courses with internationally known voice pedagogues to enhance their vocal knowledge in working with their ensembles.
  • Singing with leading orchestras and conductors as a member of the Westminster Symphonic Choir offers unparalleled opportunities to experience performing at the highest professional level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Choral Conducting
  • Conducting Primary 
  • Choral Literature 
  • Conducting Performance
  • Master Singers
  • Conducting Forum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications must be received at least three weeks in advance of the requested audition date.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Pay the application fee
  • Complete an audition or interview
  • Submit a repertoire list
  • Submit two reference letters
  • Submit a personal statement
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit official transcripts
  • Submit official notification of GMAT or GRE scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36000 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Princeton

2022 - 4977 USD /month
Living costs

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