Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Piano Performance & Pedagogy
Is the KU DMA in Performance and Pedagogy right for you?
The KU DMA in Piano Performance and Pedagogy is designed for students who wish to combine their love of piano with the study of essential principles of learning and practice.
KU DMA graduates:
- Teach in leading conservatories and universities in the US and abroad
- Lead their own schools of music and private studios
- Publish in peer-reviewed journals
- Present at leading conferences around the world
The KU DMA creates opportunities to deepen knowledge and experience, building skills for professional success in today’s evolving world.
Courses of study are individually designed to combine practical experience with research-based knowledge in a learner-centered pedagogy.The Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree in Piano Performance & Pedagogy requires a minimum of 60 credit hours of graduate-level coursework, distributed into the categories listed below. Selections must be approved by your doctoral committee.
A list of all course offerings can be found on the Schedule of Classes. To see a list of required courses and track progress, please download the degree progress check-sheet (.pdf).
Pedagogy Course Information
- Faculty Area Coordinator: Scott McBride Smith, email@example.com or 785-864-1470.
Graduate Student Academic Services: firstname.lastname@example.org or 785-864-1952.