Master of Music in Chamber Music: Piano

Department of Chamber Music, Department of Piano

Designed for students seekingĀ intensive and specialized professional training in chamber music. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in piano or its equivalent, along with substantial solo and ensemble repertoire.


TheĀ Master of Music in Chamber Music: Piano requires a total of 30 credits. Coursework to include:

  • Private piano lessons
  • Piano Chamber Music
  • Piano Accompanying & Duo Repertoire
  • Non-performance SMTD electives, including Survey of Piano Chamber Music Literature
Final Project

A presentation of two full-length recitals to include:

  • Duo works for piano and another instrument
  • Major works for piano and chamber ensemble (trios, quartets, quintets, etc.)

Students may elect to pursue a double-major in Chamber Music & Performance, which may be completed in two years.

Audition & Interview Dates

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 for a live audition
    • submit by January 15 for a recorded audition
  • Have all supplemental materials sent to SMTD

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