Master of Music: Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music

Students completing this sub plan will:

  • develop the skills and demonstrate proficiency in all areas of collaborative piano work, including: vocal, instrumental, chamber music, opera, choral, and large ensemble
  • acquire and interpret knowledge of historical performance practices within the vocal, chamber music, and piano repertoire
  • comprehend, practice, and demonstrate the fundamentals and advanced technical, musical, and artistic development necessary for success as a professional pianist
  • demonstrate effective communication and rehearsal techniques in collaborative settings

Application Procedures:

Apply to the Graduate College

In addition to materials requested on the on-line application, prospective Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music students must submit a 15 minute audio/visual recording that includes a solo piano work and a collaborative work (e.g. - a movement of an instrumental sonata and or/ a set of two-three vocal works).

CD/DVD should be sent to:
Piano Area Coordinator
Northern Arizona University
School of Music
Box 6040
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6040

Detailed instructions for the additional materials and the CD/DVD submission are included in the online application. Please begin the application process and contact the major professor and/or Area Coordinator for your specific sub-plan if you have questions.

Information on Master of Music academic plans may be found on the Graduate College website (click here to view).

The NAU academic catalog is the official, authoritative source for all academic requirements and policies. Any discrepancies in curricular requirements from other sources will default to the catalog as the official, authoritative source.

If you need additional help, you may email the School of Music Graduate program (click here.)