Piano, Collaborative, MM

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The MM program in performance with a concentration in collaborative piano gives students the opportunity to perform with all instrumental areas and voice, focusing on collaborative endeavors such as art song recitals, instrumental duos and chamber music, operatic productions and participation in large ensembles. Students refine specific pianistic skills while developing the knowledge and abilities to be skilled and sensitive musical collaborators. The opportunity to collaborate with music scholars, theorists, composers, educators and other performers provides students with a broad and well-rounded foundation for advanced careers in music.

Program Offered

Piano, Collaborative, MM

Offered by
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts


Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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Application Requirements

Application Procedures + Requirements

Application Deadlines
Spring 2020: Closed
Fall 2020: December 1, 2019

Curriculum Checksheet

Checksheets break down the course requirements for each degree program.

Collaborative Piano (MM)

Affording Grad School

Music Scholarships
All applicants are automatically considered for merit based scholarships, with priority given to those who audition and/or interview on-campus.

Teaching Assistantships
Teaching assistantships are offered to graduate students who convey exceptional ability. Learn more about TA benefits, eligibility and application procedures.

Financial Aid
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.

Program Requirements

The degree credit requirements are distributed as follows:

collaborative piano and performance (including four recitals) (18 credit hours)
music history, music theory and electives (14 credit hours)

At least one year of college-level coursework in either French, German or Italian and at least one of the following are required:

  • one semester of diction in each of the two other languages
  • one semester of language instruction in each of the two other languages

Additional Curriculum Requirements
Language deficiencies must be made up during the first year of study.

Completion of diagnostic exams in music history and music theory is required of all new graduate music students prior to enrollment in the ASU School of Music.

Additional information on degree requirements for all graduate music programs may be found on the check sheets. https://music.asu.edu/degree-programs/graduate/