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Graduate Certificate in Professional Studies in Music Performance

The Professional Studies in Music Performance certificate from Wichita State University is a one-year, 18-credit-hour, graduate-level, non-degree course of study that helps you prepare for a performance career.

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Full-time Duration: 1 year
Starting in: August 2020
Tuition & Fees per academic year: $ 15,400
Location: Wichita Campus (Wichita, United States)

The Professional Studies in Music Performance certificate is a special one-year, 18-credit-hour, graduate level, nondegree course of study that addresses the needs of individuals preparing for performance careers.

In this Professional Studies in Music Performance certificate from Wichita State University, ongoing development of technique and musicianship is accomplished in a nondegree context, with emphasis placed on private lessons, practice, ensemble participation, and preparation for professional auditions or competitions.

Candidates may pursue study in the following performance areas

  • Chamber Music
  • Conducting
  • Keyboard
  • Jazz
  • Strings
  • Voice/Opera
  • Wind/Percussion

The program’s objective is for students to focus on their primary area of study in order to obtain professional employment. The program often follows completion of a master’s degree, but can be taken following the completion of an undergraduate degree.

In order to achieve the objective, an individual curriculum is designed by the advisor in collaboration with the student to meet the student’s specific needs.

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Courses include:

  • Applied Lessons
  • Ensemble
  • Independent Study
  • Guided Electives

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