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.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
This graduate certificate program is approved as a Gainful Employment Program through the US Department of Education and is, therefore, eligible for Federal Student Aid. Disclosure Statements about occupations, on-time graduation rate, tuition and fees, and median loan debt for this program can be found at http://www.depaul.edu/gainful-employment-disclosure/Pages/default.aspx.