Master On Campus


Belmont University

24 months
1400 USD/credit 23800 USD/year
1400 USD/credit 23800 USD/year
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Belmont University students who have achieved a high level of skill in their Performance area during undergraduate careers and wish to further develop their performance abilities seek this degree. Performance majors specialize in their applied classical performance area with a secondary component in the teaching of that area.


Coursework includes applied lessons, performance seminar, ensemble participation, literature and pedagogy. Supporting courses in music include research, history, and theory. Students are offered frequent opportunities to perform both on and off campus.


  • At Belmont University, minimum language requirements for our MM in Voice Pedagogy is to have completed undergraduate lyric diction courses in the following languages; French, Italian, English, and German. 
  • It is also highly recommended that applicants have completed undergraduate language courses in French, German, and Italian. Review work may be required during the first year if diction is found to be deficient.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Music History Seminar
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Culminating Project/Examinations
  • Graduate Chamber Music Studies
  • Ensemble Internship
  • Graduate Ensemble Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two completed recommendation forms from individuals who know the applicant's musical abilities. At least one recommendation must be completed by an individual who can address the applicant's accomplishments and potential in the academic classroom setting.
  • A list of repertory studied in the principal performing area, including undergraduate junior and senior recital repertory, if applicable.
  • A writing sample from undergraduate academic course work.
  • Official transcripts of all previous college and masters level work. International applicants with college level coursework from foreign institutions must have their transcripts evaluated by a credential evaluation service such as World Education Services ( Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Students who have earned below a 3.0 may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1400 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1400 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Nashville

1183 - 2197 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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