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Communication, Media, Arts, and Design

Music Performance

Master of Music

Graduate Program

  • Oxford
  • Graduate Program
  • On Campus
Violin with sheet music

Advanced Performance Study

We foster musical and intellectual skills, through both individual mentorship and group collaboration, inspiring students to become independent thinkers and innovators who discover their voices and reimagine themselves in our global society.

Contact Info

Director of Graduate Studies,

Department of Music

109 Presser Hall

Oxford, OH 45056


Curriculum and Courses

  • MUS 621 Graduate Research in Music
  • MUS 661 Graduate Analysis
  • MUS 644 Applied Music
  • MUS 682 Repertory

At Miami, there’s something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Facts and Stats

A Degree That Holds Its Worth

  • Top 10 College for Producing Fortune 500 CEOs Nationwide

    Money Magazine

  • 98% of Master's Graduates are Successfully Employed, Enrolled in Higher Education, or in a Volunteer/Service Program

    Miami University Data

  • Top 50 National Public University

    U.S. News & World Report, 2020


Where Education Becomes Something Greater

Explore what it means to be a graduate student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere.

Admission Requirements

To apply to the Master of Music in Performance degree program, you must have completed undergraduate courses equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in music performance.

You must submit to the Department of Music:

  • A brief statement describing the personal and professional objectives to be served by a master’s degree from Miami University.
  • Letters from three people recommending your admission to graduate study in music.
  • Finally, you must complete a successful audition in the major instrument or voice. More information may be found on our Auditions page.

If you are unable to audition in person, you may upload a video of your audition via Acceptd.”

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