Master of Music in Opera
Binghamton University's Master of Music in Opera program collaborates with Tri-Cities Opera
Binghamton University is proud to have a collaborative relationship with Tri-Cities Opera, providing auditioned and selected students with professional stage experience. Since 1979, Binghamton University's Master of Music in Opera Program has collaborated with Tri-Cities Opera to create a unique and exceptional program combining the professional experience that Tri-Cities Opera can offer with the academic, performance and practical studies offered by Binghamton University. The teaching artists bring a wide experience of long and continuing careers in opera to the program. Students complete a minimum of 36 graduate credit hours in music courses, including master classes, studio voice, theory, history, lyric diction, coaching, vocal literature, movement, and acting.
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Offered by the University in collaboration with the Tri-Cities Opera, this is a two-year program of professional training in preparation for an operatic career. Students must complete a minimum of 36 graduate credit hours in music with an average grade of B or above.
MUS 501: Music History and Research I (4 credits)*
*recommended to be taken within the first year of study
MUS 520: Graduate Theory Review (2 credits)*
*A student who demonstrates theory and musicianship and competencies through the theory diagnostic examination will be able to apply those two credits to electives.
Studio Voice Lessons (6 credits)
Binghamton University Opera Workshop (6 credits)
Lyric Diction (4 credits)
Vocal Literature (1 credit)
Voice Coaching (1 credit)
Opera Ensemble (8 credits)
MUS 599: Thesis (4 credits)
A full recital, approximately one hour in length, and
Opera roles: either one leading/featured role or two supporting roles
Voice Lessons & Vocal Coaching , Studio Voice Class , Lyric Diction, Languages, Vocal Literature & Interpretation, Vocal Pedagogy, Stage Techniques/Opera Workshop, Dance/Stage Movement, Voice Master Classes, Music History, Music Theory
Singers interested in pursuing a Master of Music in Opera degree at Binghamton University should complete the MM in Opera application online at the BU Graduate School website.