Master of Music (MM) in Opera Performance


The Master of Music (MM) degree in Opera Performance requires a minimum of 30 credit hours of graduate-level coursework, distributed into the categories listed below. Selections must be approved by your master's committee.

Contacts:

A list of all course offerings can be found on the Schedule of Classes.

Master of Music (MM): Opera Performance Program Guide

Prerequisites

Must be cleared in accordance with school and area policies

Languages

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French 
German 
Italian 

Diction

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English 
French 
German 
Italian 

Music Core

Research Skills (3 hours)

Waiver or equivalent course accepted with approval

CourseHrsTermGrade
MUSC 8013  

Musicology and Theory (3 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
 3  

Major Area

Studio Lessons (9 hours)

Studio Lessons

CourseHrsTermGrade
VOIC 811   
VOIC 811   
VOIC 811   

Vocal Coaching (3 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
 VOIC 820   
 VOIC 820   
 VOIC 820   

Opera Workshop / Production (9 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
MUSC   
MTHC   
    

Opera Workshop / Production (9 hours)

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Significant role in a fully staged opera production with orchestra

RoleProductionTerm
   
   

Master's Recital (1 hour)

CourseHrsTermGrade
VOIC 8991  

Electives (2 hours)

CourseHrsTermGrade
    
    

University-Level Exams

Exam Authorization forms should be submitted at least 2 weeks in advance of the exam date

ExamDateResult
Final Oral Exam  

Graduate Advisory Committee

Minimum of 3 faculty members for master's committee

Committee MemberPosition
 Chair 
 Voice
 MUSC / MTHC
 Optional

Graduation Requirements

CompletedCourse Requirements
 30 Total Graduate Credit Hours
 3.0 Cumulative Graduate GPA
 Applied for Graduation in Enroll & Pay
 Complete Exam Authorization Form (.pdf) (at least two weeks prior to exam date)
 Verify all recital programs are on file at musicgrad@ku.edu