|Field of Study:||Music Performance, General
|Description:||This program is a three-year diploma taught in the classical idiom with a strong emphasis on performance skills at the highest level. A clearly defined talent in a performance area is critical, as is the potential for future musical growth. The Artist Diploma curriculum is centered around private applied lessons, master classes by resident and guest teachers, ensemble participation and a wide range of performance electives. There are extensive opportunities for solo, chamber music and small ensemble performance as well as specialized courses in performance styles and literature, pedagogy, languages, world music, performance skills and the business of music. The core curriculum of this program is based on the Bachelor of Music in Performance without any required breadth electives.