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Master of Music in Harpsichord Performance

Department of Organ

Designed for students seeking professional career preparation including the development of artistry, technique, scholarly research, and the ability to play music of all periods with integrity and knowledge of specific performance practices. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in music or its equivalent as well as a strong keyboard background.

Curriculum

The Master of Music in Harpsichord Performance requires a minimum of 32 credits. Coursework to include:

  • Private harpsichord lessons
  • Early Music Ensemble
  • Early Music 551
  • Composition, Musicology, and/or Music Theory
  • SMTD electives

Final Project

Presentation of one solo recital and one collaborative recital.

For requirement details, please see the Degree Requirements and Term-by-Term Layout for Current Students.

How To Apply

Applicants must:

  • apply to U-M via the SMTD Graduate Application by December 1
  • Submit an SMTD Artistic Profile by December 1
  • Have all supplemental materials sent to SMTD

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