The purpose of the certificate program is to provide an intensive post-master’s degree performance experience for highly accomplished classical and jazz musicians. The entrance criteria include:
- Completion of a Master of Music in performance degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.
- Three letters of recommendation.
- An entrance audition which demonstrates performance ability at the post-master’s level.
- Voice applicants must demonstrate competence in Italian, French and German diction by audition and written IPA exam.
The two-year certificate in performance program is comprised of applied lessons, ensembles, related studies, and a recital.