M.M. On Campus

Music Performance - Strings

24 months
17436 USD/year
17436 USD/year
9444 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.M. Music Performance - Strings from Ohio University is dedicated to training highly motivated string players to take their place with technical skill, musicianship, musicality, and entrepreneurship in today's highly competitive music profession. 


Program Overview

  • The M.M. Music Performance - Strings from Ohio University's tudents have ample performance opportunities in ensembles such as Symphony Orchestra, Campus Orchestra, Chamber music ensembles, and New Music Ensemble. Regular master classes, visiting artists, solo competitions and performance laboratory opportunities are an integral part of the curriculum. Students also have the opportunity to gain teaching experience through Athens Community Music School and its satellite programs.
  • The string division faculty are internationally recognized performers, clinicians and pedagogues. Many of our alumni hold faculty positions at colleges and universities, perform in various orchestras, are orchestra directors in public and private schools, and serve as independent string teachers.


  • Our graduate students also have the opportunity to perform with several regional orchestras, participate in numerous guest artist masterclasses, and teach through Athens Community Music School and its new string satellite programs in Logan and Gallipolis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chamber Music, Strings
  • String Instrument Pedagogy and Repertoire
  • Literature of Orchestral Music
  • Literature of Band Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

last audition: February 20


43 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • 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

Master of Music: String Principals 

Majors: Music Therapy, Conducting, Theory, Composition 

Auditioning students will perform one composition from TWO of the following categories. Memorization is optional but preferable. 

• Baroque 

• Classical 

• Romantic, Impressionistic, or Contemporary eras

Live auditions are strongly encouraged as the live audition provides students the opportunity to meet our faculty and explore the campus. Exceptions may be made in rare circumstances, and must be approved by the division chair. International students who are unable to travel to campus may elect to submit live performances (video) of the audition repertoire via YouTube, Vimeo or a similar service or schedule a video conferenced audition and interview.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8718 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    17436 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8718 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4722 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Athens

1079 - 1780 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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