Master of Music in Chamber Music: Winds & Percussion

Department of Chamber Music, Department of Winds & Percussion

Designed for students seeking 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.


The Master’s of Music in Chamber Music: Winds & Percussion requires a minimum of 31 credits. Coursework to include:

  • Private lessons
  • Ensemble participation
  • Non-performance SMTD electives
Final Project

Presentation of a recital to include two major chamber works and one concerted sonata for the major instrument and piano.

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

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 (if allowed by the instrument faculty)
  • Have all supplemental materials sent to SMTD

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