The Master of Music (MM) degree with a concentration in opera performance (G16L) requires the completion of a minimum of 36 graduate hours, including a graduate performance recital, two leading roles in opera productions, and direction and assistance in two productions.  

Core Requirements (12 Hours)                                                                                                                                            
MUSC 830 Seminar in Music Theory - 3 Credits 
MUSC 852 Intro to Bibliography and Research - 3 Credits
Six additional credits, chose from the following courses
MUSC 832 Topics in Music Analysis - 3 Credits
MUSC 891 Seminar in Music History pre-1750 (repeatable)  -3 Credits
MUSC 892 Seminar in Music History post-1750 (repeatable) - 3 Credits

Graduate Voice Study (10 Credits in major medium)
MUSA 732Y Applied Music Instruction (repeatable) - 2 Credits
MUSA 734Y Applied Music Instruction (repeatable) - 4 Credits

Other Requirements (12 Credits)
MUSC 623 Opera Literature - 3 Credits
MUSP 762 Opera Styles - 2 Credits
MUSP 773 Acting for Singers  - 3 Credits
Four hours of Opera Theater, choose from the following
MUSP 711K Opera Theatre (repeatable) - 1 Credit
MUSP 712K Opera Theatre (repeatable) - 2 Credits
MUSP 714K Opera Theatre (repeatable)  - 4 Credits

Graduate Recital-2 Credits
MUSP 873 Recital - 2 Credits

Total 36 Hours

Recital permission must be obtained no later than the semester before the semester in which the recital is to be performed. The student’s performance repertoire and the recital program must be in accordance with the guidelines and expectations established by the respective performance area.

Students studying for the MM degree with an emphasis in performance should plan to be in residence during at least one fall or spring semester, since continuous study opportunities may not exist in the summer session.

* MUSC 623 is offered fall semesters of odd years (Fall 2019, 2021 etc.)
* MUSP 762 is offered spring semesters of odd years (Spring 2019, 2021, etc.)
* MUSP 773 is offered in spring semesters only – every spring