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13 Masters Programs in Music Performance

A Master in Music Performance prepares students to pursue a variety of careers in the music industry by teaching music theory and technique, as well as giving students the opportunity to practice their skills in choral and orchestral settings.

 

What is a Master in Music Performance? A Master in Music Performance is a program that teaches students music theory, solo repertoire and performance, pedagogy, diction, and musical training pertinent to the individual field of study being pursued. Students can choose from a variety of performance majors, including oboe, voice, cello, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, tuba, trumpet, viola, harp, oboe, double bass, organ, piano, and more. Students can work towards a wide range of career options within the music field.  

 

Students who complete a master’s program in music performance benefit from learning pertinent skills that allow them to competently pursue professional careers in the music industry. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be equipped with the skills and confidence they need to become successful in the music industry.

 

The cost of a Master in Music Performance varies significantly based on the individual institution as well as the country where it is based. Students can expect to complete the program within two to five years, depending on whether they are full-time or part-time students.

 

A Master in Music Performance allows students to seek career opportunities in many different areas, including: education, music performance, personal vocal coaching, composing, arts management, audio production, collaborative pianist, acoustician, accompanist, copyright consultant, lyricist, and conductor. Students who want to pursue careers in the music industry will have greater success upon completion of a master’s degree in music performance.

 

A Master in Music Performance can open up many opportunities for a variety of music-related careers. If you want to pursue a Master in Music Performance, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

13 Results in Music Performance Filter

Master dj producer

DJ Productor
Campus Full-time 9 months September 2020 Spain Madrid

This multi-module course consists of a 9-month master's degree in which permanent practices are included. It has a personalized method designed so that in addition to learning, get support according to your needs and live a unique experience in a different and modern school.

NAIP: European Master in Music

Iceland University of the Arts
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info Iceland Reykjavík

The Music Master for New Audiences and Innovative Practice provides future professional musicians with the knowledge and skills to become artistically flexible practitioners able to adjust to a wide range of societal contexts.

MMus Music (performance)

University of Southampton
Campus Full-time 1 year August 2020 United Kingdom Southampton

We offer a broad-based MMus programme with three pathways: musicology, performance, and composition. All three pathways can be used as professional training for themselves, or as preparation for Ph.D. study. Students in our MMus programme benefit from intensive one-to-one instruction with world-leading experts in music history, cultural studies of music, performance studies, and analysis; internationally noted performers with active solo and ensemble careers; and prominent composers of contemporary art music, electronic music, media music (including film, television and video game music) and jazz.

Master in Music Science

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full-time September 2020 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

Music Science includes the history, theoretical and other areas of music. The development of music science in Azerbaijan can be attributed to two major periods: XIII-XV and XIX-XX centuries, XIII-XV and XIX-XX centuries have an important place in the development of music-theoretical subjects of Azerbaijan.

Master of Music – Jazz Studies and Performance

William Paterson University of New Jersey
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info USA Wayne

The Jazz Studies concentration offers a high-level experience in a small jazz ensemble and solo performance, arranging and composition, improvisation, and instrumental/vocal performance skills. In addition, William Paterson jazz students have access to high-level, primary source studies available only in the New York area, and to current pedagogical techniques in the areas of improvisation and arranging. A deeper level of study arises from the following: added historical and theoretical background (in the Western European tradition, as well as in jazz); primary source research and graduate-level writing opportunities uniquely available in jazz; current technological innovations as they relate to jazz; and application of these issues to pedagogical techniques in higher education and/or public schools.

Master of Music - Instrumental/Voice

The Royal Danish Academy of Music
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info Denmark Copenhagen

An education within classical music, which aims toward a career as a professional musician/singer or professional instrumental/voice teacher.

Nordic Master in Jazz NOMAZZ

The Royal Academy of Music - Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium
Campus Full-time 4 - 5 semesters September 2020 Denmark Aarhus Sweden Stockholm Finland Helsinki Malmö + 5 more

The Nordic Master in Jazz (NOMAZZ) is a joint initiative between the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus, the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki and the Royal College of Music in Stockholm...

MMus Performance

SOAS University of London
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 3 years September 2020 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This programme is designed for students who wish to specialise in performance while studying for an academic degree. Students have the unique opportunity to develop performance in specific Asian and African music traditions to a professional standard. They acquire expert knowledge about performance and the geographical or stylistic region of their performance specialism.

MM in Music Performance, Interpretation and Composition Diploma of Excellence

Lund University
Campus Full-time 2 years Request Info Sweden Malmö

The Master's Programme in Music, Composition Diploma, aims to educate composers possessing superior artistic and professional abilities, by means of specialised instruction that focuses on highly exacting and qualified assignments.

Online Master degree M.Mus Popular Music Performance

Academy of Music & Sound Online
Online Full-time Part-time 1 year August 2020 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

In affiliation with the London College of Music and the University of West London, the AMSonline M.Mus Popular Music Performance has been developed to address the needs of contemporary musicians on a practical, academic and professional basis delivered by highly qualified professionals active in the music industry.

Master of Music

James Madison University
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 years September 2020 USA Harrisonburg + 1 more

The School of Music offers a Master of Music degree with concentration options in composition, conducting, music education, and performance. The program seeks to provide an opportunity for the highest level of musical development and professional training for each student, appropriate for careers in teaching, performance, and composition of music. Conducting majors will undertake a comprehensive study of the literature of their medium, develop advanced insights into the musical ideas and structure of the major works, and refine their conducting and rehearsal skills.

MM in Jazz Instrumental Performance

NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development
Campus Full-time Part-time 3 - 4 semesters January 2020 USA New York + 1 more

Located in one of the world’s centers for jazz music, this master of music program combines advanced performance training and related academic coursework with unparalleled opportunities in the music industry. You’ll perform weekly at landmark music venues, study one-on-one with our internationally acclaimed faculty, be mentored in entrepreneurship, and build a professional career in the modern jazz industry.

Master of Music (Performance)

Australian Academy Of Music And Performing Arts (AMPA)
Campus Full-time Part-time 2 years January 2020 Australia Surry Hills + 1 more

The Master of Music at AMPA is designed to provide graduate students with the opportunity to enter the music industry at a more elite level by further developing and specializing their performance and composition skills.