Master On Campus

Music Performance

Azusa Pacific University

24 months
673 USD/credit 10095 USD/year
673 USD/credit 10095 USD/year
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The opportunity to perform comes with the responsibility to master the performance. The 30-unit Master of Music Performance of Azusa Pacific University degree intensifies performance preparation for professional musicians seeking graduate-level training and experiential opportunities.


Students benefit from concentrated interaction with School of Music faculty and outside professionals. The Music Performance of Azusa Pacific University requirements include core courses and specialization in one of the following: piano and organ, vocal performance, instrumental performance, and keyboard collaborative arts.

Key facts:

  • Freedom to integrate faith into music performance
  • Private teachers who are working professionals from Los Angeles, New York, and abroad
  • Access to the greater Los Angeles area, which provides performance opportunities in many different venues including musicals, operas, church concerts, recording studios, orchestras, jazz bands, etc.
  • The Artist Concert Series and Artist in Residence program, which provide students the opportunity to interact with active professional musicians, including performers, composers, arrangers, and conductors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Musicology: The Renaissance
  • Musicology: The Baroque
  • Musicology: The Nineteenth Century
  • Musicology: The Twentieth Century
  • Advanced Analysis of Form and Style

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority Deadline – March 15


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application for admission
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • Résumé or statement of experience including academic experience and employment in the music field and professional organizations. Performance majors, please include a repertory list of major performance areas.
  • Letter of intent (500-1,000 words) addressed to the Associate Chair of Graduate Studies 
  • Two letters of recommendation: one from an academic and/or professional source, and one from a personal source (no family members).
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English
  • Provide an affidavit of financial support (PDF) and a bank statement 
  • Submit a copy of a valid passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10095 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 673 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    10095 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 673 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Pacific

800 - 1300 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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