Music Performance, Master | The University of Maine | Orono, United States
24 months
29214 USD/year
29214 USD/year
9738 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Music Division from The University of Maine offers graduate studies leading to the Master of Music Performance (including concentrations in advanced conducting) and performance. Individualized curriculum possibilities are designed to meet student interests and needs while offering a balanced program of academic and professional courses.


The central mission of the Division of Music in the School of Performing Arts rfom The University of Maine is to provide for the education of undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Music Performance, as well as that of interested students from the University at large.

Through the integration of academics and performance, the division furthers the knowledge and appreciation of music on campus, throughout the state, in the region, and beyond.


  • To provide the training and opportunities that benefit our students as music educators, both by developing our curriculum to meet changes in the field and by interfacing with the public schools of Maine and responding to their needs. • To provide such guidance as can make our students competitive in the field and in graduate study. 
  • To provide organizations and performing groups for all students at UMaine that enrich their musical experience during their college career. 
  • To provide curricula leading our students to graduation in their respective degree programs. 
  • To encourage musical performance and/or the creation of scholarly knowledge by our faculty.
  • To serve the unit, campus, state, and professional discipline as musical and academic experts.
  • To review and evaluate these objectives regularly to ensure adherence to the highest standards and fulfillment of our mission and goals.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research in Music
  • Topics in Music History/Literature
  • Topics in Music Theory
  • Special Studies in Music 
  • Advanced Chamber Music
  • Graduate Recital 
  • Performance- Secondary Instrument
  • Topics in Music Education
  • Special Subjects in Music
  • Music Period Course
  • Topics in Music History
  • Performance Organization
  • Advanced Choral Conducting
  • Choral Literature and Performance Practice
  • Advanced Instrumental Conducting
  • Topics in Choral Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority January 15 recommended for those seeking fall admission, Rolling


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript of all previous college or university work
  • Official test scores
  • $65 application fee
  • Departmental exams in Music Theory and Music History prior to 13th credit hour of coursework

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    29214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29214 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9738 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9738 USD per year during 24 months.

New England Regional (NEBHE)  $16,560

Living costs for Orono

1216 - 1888 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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