Master of Music: Program Overview
Graduate Director: Chris Bartlette, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Master of Music degree program at Binghamton University offers high-quality, intense
study of music within a liberal-arts environment at one of the top public universities
in the Northeast United States. Graduate music students receive personal attention
from nationally and internationally renowned faculty, and students have numerous opportunities
to work with guest artists through workshops, master classes, reading sessions and
Graduates of Binghamton University’s MM program have performed in major opera houses, received national awards in performance and composition, gone on to doctoral studies at major universities and conservatories, and found success as educators.
The Master of Music program consists of six concentrations:
- Collaborative Piano
- Conducting (Choral or Orchestral)
- History and Literature
- Instrumental Performance
- Vocal Performance
In addition, there is a Master of Music in Opera program that provides professional training in preparation for an operatic career.
MM in Music
MM in Opera
After You Graduate
Alumni of Binghamton have gone onto various careers as musical educators at a university level, secondary level, or in freelance coaching. Others perform in a number of venues and contexts, or have proceeded to further graduate study. Besides TCO, our instrumental and choral groups have had the chance to accompany professional groups in the area in collaborative performances. Meanwhile composition students at Binghamton have competed at (and won) national competitions. The university’s Career Development Center is a further resource that can help students prepare for interviews, put together resumes, and find networking opportunities.
Please go to the Apply page for complete information regarding admissions, auditions, and interviews.
The MM program has a rolling admission and will accept applications at any time. If you wish to be fully considered for funding in the 2024-2025 year, you must submit your application by February 1, 2024.