Whatever the goal – eventually pursuing doctoral studies or active performance, or simply extending the discipline, knowledge, and skills used in the studio or the classroom – an experienced, active faculty stands ready to work with students in this exciting yet demanding endeavor. Holding earned doctorates or equivalent professional experience at a high level in opera, symphony, or as solo artists, the performance faculty challenge students to performance excellence. Large and small ensembles, ample solo performance opportunities, and excellent supporting academic courses all work together for the total growth of the performer.
To produce String Performance graduates from Houghton College who are prepared for any or all of the following, depending on their accomplishments and goals:
- service as teachers and performers within their local and regional communities.
- undertaking the establishment of a professional career via auditions, competitions, and further performance experiences.
- beginning doctoral studies in performance and/or pedagogy.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Seminar in Music History
- Special Topics in Music History
- Advanced Orchestration
- Sixteenth Century Counterpoint
- Synthesizer/Computer Applications
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesMusic View 993 other Masters in Music in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Completed Application
- Download application (PDF), or
- Apply online
- Graded Sample of Undergraduate Upper-Level Academic Writing in Music (preferably a history or analysis paper)
- Repertoire List (see application for guidelines)
- official undergraduate transcript(s)
- official graduate transcript(s) if applicable
- Personal Statement (see application for guidelines)
- Audition Registration Form (You may Register Online.)
- Include Accompanist Request for Audition (if applicable)
- Scores for Accompanist (if applicable)
- Application Fee ($40), unless received by Nov. 1.
International645 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 645 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
National645 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 645 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.