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Master of Music Degree
Conducting Concentration

Binghamton's M.M. program offers advanced student conductors a practice-based graduate program featuring extensive podium time and performance opportunities with a wide variety of University ensembles:

Choral: Harpur Chorale, Women's Chorus, Chamber Singers, and University Chorus, as well as the opportunity to interact with local school-based choral music programs if desired

Orchestral: Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Chamber Ensembles, as well as the opportunity to interact with local school-based orchestra and band programs if desired

Program Highlights

  • Assistantships available for M.M. students
  • Conducting experience at the graduate level, which positions students competitively for subsequent programs
  • Very low tuition and expenses
  • Distinguished faculty with extensive experience and international reputations in conducting, composition, solo performance, opera, musicology, early music, and music cognition
  • Individualized instruction in the studio and in masterclasses with distinguished guest artists
  • Seminars in musicology, composition, contemporary music, and orchestration
  • Opera chorus preparation opportunities
  • Collaboration opportunities with Departments of Theatre, Dance, and Cinema
  • New York City and Philadelphia are both easily accessible, with their vibrant arts environments

HCApplication Deadline and Details

February 1 (full funding consideration)

• For application procedures, click here.
• For audition information and specific program inquiries, contact Bill Culverhouse, Director of the Program in Conducting

Last Updated: 11/28/18