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Music Performance and Pedagogy

Nazareth College

18 months
985 USD/credit 20356 USD/year
985 USD/credit 20356 USD/year
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Nazareth College has the only Music Performance and Pedagogy program in New York state with a dual focus on performance and pedagogy. 


This Music Performance and Pedagogy degree at Nazareth College will prepare you well for a performance and private teaching career or for doctoral degree programs in performance and/or pedagogy.

Performance training: Develop performance expertise in both solo and chamber music repertoire, including performing a recital in each and in other settings.

Among the careers this degree supports:

  • Performing musician with orchestras, opera and lyric theater companies, community arts organizations, or as an independent artist
  • College professor (as an adjunct, or after going on for a doctorate)
  • Private studio teacher
  • Arts leadership role
  • Community music school teacher/administrator
  • Music director

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Piano Literature
  • Vocal Pedagogy
  • Studio Teaching
  • Applied Music
  • Ensemble or Staged Productions
  • Collaborative/lecture and solo recitals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume
  • Professional Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Request official transcripts from each college you attended
  • Schedule your music audition

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 985 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    20356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 985 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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