M.Mus. On Campus

Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music

12 months
1515 USD/credit 45450 USD/year
1515 USD/credit 45450 USD/year
1138 USD/credit 34140 USD/year
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Advance your musical career with a Master of Music in Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music in Temple’s Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University.


The  30-credit graduate program integrates rigorous academics and musical performance to prepare you for professional work as a collaborative pianist.

The Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music prgoram at Temple University is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Highlights of the curriculum include:

  • collaborative and chamber music coaching with renowned faculty members; 
  • numerous opportunities for performances on and off campus, including performances with large ensembles such as choirs, new music groups, orchestras and wind ensembles; 
  • opportunities to explore performance practice using the college’s historical keyboard collection; and
  • two weekly piano lessons focused on both collaborative and solo repertoire.

Students have the option to complete the program on a full- or part-time basis, depending on their personal needs. All courses takes place on Temple’s Main Campus. In addition to required courses, all entering students are required to take Diagnostic Examinations in aural skills, counterpoint, harmony and music history prior to the first term. The culminating event in the program is a final oral or written project that addresses several topics in music composition, history, performance and technique.

Future Career

With a Master of Music in Collaborative Piano and Chamber Music, students are prepared to continue their studies through a doctoral program or enter one of the following career opportunities, among others.

  • Collaborative Pianist
  • Concert Hall Stage Manager
  • Director of Music
  • Music Teacher or Professor
  • Piano Instructor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Piano for Accompanying and Chamber Music Majors
  • Recital Accompanying
  • Studio Accompanying 
  • Baroque Keyboard Performance Practice
  • Classical Keyboard Performance Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test 
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Coursework Required for Admission Consideration
  • Statement of Goals: Include your special interests within the discipline and expectations for the program.
  • Resume: Current resume required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1515 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    45450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1515 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    34140 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1138 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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