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Master of Music with Emphasis in Vocal Performance Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff Campus Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff Campus, USA

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USD 31638

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USD 65 Waived

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24 months


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Program Overview

Vocal Performance Emphasis

Students develop skills in vocal performance that prepare them for professional singing careers or for further vocal study at the doctoral level.

  • Apply knowledge of vocal literature within its historical context through successful collaboration in rehearsals and performances.
  • Demonstrate proper vocal technical, musicianship, artistry, and interpretation in advanced-level solo-vocal performances.
  • Develop a broad range of skills, from refined stage deportment in performance to exemplary understanding of stylistic contrast, in preparation for auditions into performance organizations and/or competitive doctoral programs.
  • Listen to and respond thoughtfully and thoroughly to work by other MM vocal performance students in order to hone the critical, intellectual and analytical skills, and practice providing and receiving critique. Use critiques and insights from others to hone one’s performance craft.
  • Apply professional standards in oral and written communication such as utilizing proper etiquette for phone interviews or video consultation and composing well-designed letters of inquiry regarding job opportunities.
  • Investigate the world of the performance industry in order to discover suitable venues to perform.
  • Actively participate and network in a community of musicians and cultivate a professional identity through performing one’s work frequently in recitals and master classes.
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Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit

Program Intake


Aug 2024


Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree.



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    17000 Per year

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    The Center for International Education (CIE) offers several scholarships for international students. More details regarding CIE scholarships, as well as additional NAU scholarships and outside resources can be found below.

    International Excellence Award
    The International Excellence Award was established to provide opportunities for high-achieving underrepresented international students to attend NAU. It is a merit-based tuition waiver for first time F-1 undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking international students admitted directly into a university degree program on the Flagstaff campus. Students who meet the criteria are automatically considered once they submit a complete application for admission. This scholarship is awarded on a first-come-first-served basis.

    To be eligible for this award, you must meet the eligibility requirements outlined below. Awards are highly competitive and eligibility does not guarantee an award. Other factors may be taken into consideration.

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