Music Performance

As a graduate student in the Master of Music (M.M.) in Performance program, you'll study with master teachers, many of whom are renowned performers in their fields. You will perform in a variety of ensembles that rank among the finest in the country by virtue of the quality of concerts, recordings, broadcasts, tours, and repertoire.

Duquesne's School of Music has a common body of knowledge and skills for all graduate degree areas, including Professional Competence, Musicianship, Creativity and Scholarship, and Pedagogy and Communication.

Learn more at duq.edu/music/performance.

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Pathway 1 - TOEFL 60 / IELTS 5.5 / Duolingo English Test 85
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Advanced Reading B ESL CAP 1 ESL CAP 1
Advanced Grammar B Ensemble 1 Ensemble 2
Advanced Speaking B Applied Study Applied Study
Term Paper Chamber Music Chamber Music
Academic Discourse
  1. ESL CAP 2 may be assigned if needed in the spring semester.
Pathway 2 - TOEFL 70 / IELTS 6.0 / Duolingo English Test 95
Semester 1 Semester 2
ESL CAP 1 ESL CAP 1
Ensemble 1 Ensemble 1
Applied Study Applied Study
Chamber Music Chamber Music
Introduction to Research in Music

  1. Summer semester: Students will be given access to Music Practice Rooms during their first semester of ESL coursework.
  2. ESL CAP 2 may be assigned if needed in the spring semester

Costs

ESL Course cost per hour = $307
Academic Course per credit = $1,756

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Advanced B Coursework = $6,140 ESL CAP 1 (5-16 hours, depending on placement) = $1,535 - $4,912 ESL CAP 1 (5-16 hours, depending on placement) = $1,535 - $4,912
Academic Courses (3 performance courses) = $7,024 Academic Courses (3 performance courses) - $7,024
TOTAL: $6,140 TOTAL: $8,559 - $11,936 TOTAL: $8,559 - $11,936