Master of Music in Piano
The Master of Music (M.M.) in Piano program is designed to develop highly advanced performance skills, foster a strong commitment to teaching, and engage students in the promotion of music. Through the program, students will develop excellent teaching skills that provide quality instruction for future musicians in various age groups and motivate them for continual improvement and lifelong learning. The M.M. in Piano program requires a vigorous discipline in which students will master professional performance skills and artistry. In addition, students will learn to take responsibility in keeping the musical arts alive and well, while serving in local and global communities.
MU 530, 537, 557, 595, 597, 599
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - To qualify for admission to this program, students must have:
A bachelor’s degree from a regionally‐accredited college or university.
A minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
An audition with Cardinal Stritch University piano faculty. (Live auditions are preferred. CDs may be considered.)
A placement test in music theory and history.
Three letters of recommendation.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS - To qualify for graduation from this program, students must:
Complete required coursework with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 with no individual course or
applied grades below a “C.”
Satisfactorily pass a comprehensive examination.
Satisfactorily complete an approved Masters Recital Performance
Obtain recommendation for graduation from the program chair
Satisfactorily complete all program requirements within seven consecutive academic years