Music, Vocal Performance
Master's Degree

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Overview


Master's Degree

The Department of Music offers a Master of Music degree, with a variety of emphases in the areas of performance, conducting, and music education.  Within the area of performance, students may select a vocal emphasis.  This degree is designed to prepare individuals for professional advancement or for entry into further study at the doctoral level. 


Awards for full-time graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis. Recipients of these positions will take active leadership roles in the department's ensembles, teaching and accompanying private lessons and/or serving as an assistant to the ensemble director.

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  • About Master's Program
  • Career Options

In addition to work done in the classroom and studio, students in the vocal performance graduate program are afforded multiple performance opportunities ranging from opera and oratorio roles to solo recitals and chamber music concerts. Graduate voice students will also receive hands-on opportunities to develop their teaching skills including applied lessons, course work, and assisting ensemble directors.

The exceptional voice area faculty at Pittsburg State University are dedicated to the development of their craft. As teachers, they are continuously involved in research to stay current with pedagogical development. Additionally, the voice faculty are active performers both regionally and nationally, appearing with critically ensembles and companies.

The voice area at PSU strives to maintain a competitive yet supportive performance learning environment. The departmental faculty collaboratively support each student as they pursue their degree.

  • Professional Singer
  • Studio Teacher
  • Preparation for pursuing a doctoral degree or other advanced training

About Music Department


The Department of Music at Pittsburg State University is an accredited member of NASM, the National Association of Schools of Music.

Our department averages 100 music majors and 40 minors, and 200 non-music majors per semester, and is staffed by 16 full-time and 5 part-time faculty members.  Please explore our website for complete information concerning our programs, degrees, faculty, scholarship auditions, upcoming performances, and other areas of interest.

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