Performance (Collaborative Piano) (BMUS)

The BMus in performance with a concentration in collaborative piano offers private instruction in both solo and collaborative piano, offers faculty coaching of chamber music repertoire as well as offers ample opportunity for extensive collaborative performance experiences. The program focuses on the core repertoire of art song, piano chamber music and selected works from the operatic, musical theatre and oratorio repertoire. Collaboration within the School of Music involves all performance areas, including:

  • classes and opportunities with the Lyric Opera Theatre
  • concerts with large ensembles and choirs
  • duo recitals with instrumental and voice colleagues
  • performances of great chamber music literature

Degree Offered

Performance (Collaborative Piano) (BMUS)
Design & the Arts, Herberger Institute for

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Application Requirements

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Application Deadlines
Spring 2019: October 15, 2018
Fall 2019: January 4, 2019

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
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Career Outlook

Graduates are prepared to work in various professional or entrepreneurial capacities, including:

  • performing as a choral, collaborative or orchestral pianist or in music theatre and opera pit ensembles and chamber music ensembles
  • recording and studio work
  • teaching in a private studio and community program
  • working as a vocal coach or in music-related fields such as media production, music business, publishing and marketing

Many graduates pursue a master's degree or a doctorate in music or in another professional field.

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Music Composers and Arrangers5.7%$50,590
Music Directors5.7%$50,590
Musicians, Instrumental6%*

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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