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Piano Accompanying and Coaching

Rider University

12 months
43720 USD/year
43720 USD/year
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The Piano Accompanying and Coaching program at Rider University offers an intensive experience in lieder, choral music and opera coaching.


Students in the Piano Accompanying and Coaching program at Rider University work closely with their private teacher, while collaborating with graduate and undergraduate singers in a wide variety of literature and engaging in coursework designed to hone their musical, stylistic and linguistic understanding.

Our alumni have served as faculty members and coaches at the Tanglewood Music Center, Academy of Vocal Arts, American Boychoir School, the Curtis Institute, Opera North, Indianapolis Opera, Brevard Music Festival, the Canadian Opera Company, and the San Francisco Opera and Glimmerglass Opera Young Artists' Programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Piano Primary 
  • Chamber Music
  • Accompanying Class
  • Techniques of Coaching
  • Introduction to Musicology
  • Symphonic Choir 
  • Theory or music history elective

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Completed applications must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to audition dates .


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Application
  • Transcripts must have the official school seal and be translated to English.
  • Photocopies are only accepted when attested by the college or university.
  • Submit Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Submit personal statement
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit proof of finances

Tuition Fee

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    43720 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 43720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Princeton

2022 - 4977 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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