Graduate Division

Diploma Programs in Performance

Performer Diploma, Chamber Music

Admission Requirements

Open only to majors in violin, viola, and violoncello.

For additional information, see "Diploma Programs in Performance" in the Graduate Division section of this bulletin.

Performance Study

Major-level lessons (3-8 cr.) each fall and spring semester of enrollment. Emphasis will be on chamber music repertoire.

Major Ensemble

2 credit hours each fall and spring semester.

Chamber Music Courses

I501 Departmental Masterclass (0 cr.) each fall and spring semester.

M669 Seminar in String Quartet Literature (2 cr.) each fall and spring semester.

Music Courses

6 credit hours of courses in music, including 2-3 credits of U515 Performing Arts Education and Outreach. The remaining 3-4 credits may be at the undergraduate or graduate level in areas such as music theory, music history, conducting, music education, or opera workshop, for which the student has the necessary prerequisites. Courses selected must be approved by the director of graduate studies.


I613 Performer Diploma Chamber Music Recital (0 cr.), approved according to the hearing procedures for Master of Music recitals.

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