Master of Music in Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music



The MM in Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music offers every student personalized instruction, teaching opportunities, and performance experiences, such as piano ensemble and accompanying, master classes with guest pianists, chamber music, and the NAU Concerto Competition (by audition).

Program Highlights

  • Renovated piano practice rooms with grand pianos.
  • The NAU School of Music is becoming an All-Steinway School.
  • Internationally acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Swann—Adel Artist-in-Residence and Steinway Artist—visits campus twice a year to present solo and chamber recitals, give master classes, and teach private piano lessons.
  • Professional performances presented by the NAU School of Music Horizons Concert Series, Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, and Chamber Music Sedona enrich the musical culture on campus and in the community.
  • Piano ensemble class welcomes a variety of special guests, include physical therapist Lynn Medoff. 
  • Opportunities to teach private piano lessons through the NAU Community Music and Dance Academy. 

Piano and Chamber Music Faculty

Dr. Frank Scott, Coordinator
Rita Borden
Dr. Janice Chenju Chiang