Chamber Music, Master | Bard College | Cambridge, United States
24 months
38500 USD/year
38500 USD/year
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This two-year program in Chamber Music from Bard College was created so you can focus intensively on training, performance, and professional opportunities. The GPD/GD program usually comes after the completion of a Master of Music degree.


Compared to the Master of Music, Chamber Music at Bard College requires fewer academic courses and is focused on your skills and interests. If you want to dig in deeper before launching your career, this program is perfect for you.

Learning outcomes

The Chamber Music department is led by the Horszowski Trio, Artists-In-Residence at Longy, for established, pre-formed ensembles. The program instills a strong foundation in chamber music skills for every student, including numerous performance opportunities and master classes with Longy faculty and visiting artists. 

Longy also encourages ensembles to work towards concerts and competitions outside of school. Advanced students are awarded the chance to collaborate in side-by-side formation with the Horszowski Trio, in pedagogical study as well as in public performance in the greater Boston area and beyond.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Individual Chamber Coaching
  • Open Credits
  • 1st Year and Final Recital
  • Custom Commission
  • Artist Statement Workshops
  • Career Coaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


29 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, post-secondary conservatory diploma, or demonstrated equivalent
  • Academic and performance record demonstrating the capacity to excel in full-time studies
  • Applicants in performance must present an audition
  • Artistic Résumé
  • Personal Statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38500 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    38500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38500 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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