12 months
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26994 USD/year
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About

The Music Performance program of the Northern Arizona University strives to produce well-rounded musicians equipped to become successful teachers, accomplished performers, composers, and scholars in the competitive environment of the music profession.

Overview

The Music Performance program of the Northern Arizona University is an excellent choice for students who wish one year of concentrated study in their performance area before pursuing a graduate degree.

18-credit graduate certificate in music performance is especially designed for post-baccalaureate students who wish to focus on an applied instrumental or vocal curriculum in order to enhance their individual performance skills. The certificate is an excellent choice for students who wish one year of concentrated study in their performance area before pursuing a graduate degree.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing this post-baccalaureate certificate program will:

Instrumental

  • comprehend, practice, and demonstrate the fundamentals and advanced technical, musical, and artistic development necessary for success on a primary instrument.
  • interpret, distinguish, and demonstrate knowledge of historical performance practices within specific instrumental repertoire.
  • synthesize and employ all musical, technical, and theoretical information gathered in repertoire and performance training to prepare for auditions into professional organizations and/or competitive doctoral programs

Vocal

  • classify vocal music repertory within an intellectual and cultural context
  • demonstrate and apply knowledge of appropriate vocal literature within a historical context
  • comprehend, practice, and demonstrate the fundamentals and advanced technical, musical, and artistic development necessary for success in vocal performance.
  • synthesize and employ all musical, technical, and theoretical information gathered in repertoire and performance training to prepare for auditions into professional organizations and/or competitive graduate programs in the United States

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Private Lessons
  • Public Recital
  • Public Lecture Recital
  • Large ensembles
  • Chamber music
  • Accompanying

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

18 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • NAU Graduate Online application is required for all programs.
  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A"), or the equivalent.
  • Transcripts.
  • English language proficiency scores.
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement or essay 
  • Video or Audio File: prospective students pursuing a music performance certificate must submit a 15-20 minute audio/visual recording that demonstrates their skills to the major faculty member in their area before scheduling a live audition (unless prior permission has been attained from the major professor).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26994 USD/year
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  • National

    26994 USD/year
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  • In-State

    11004 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11004 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Flagstaff

1010 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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