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The advanced pursuit of artistic excellence and expression is the central focus of the Master of Music in Performance degree. The program consists of intensive study on a primary instrument or voice, engaging master classes with our renowned faculty, interaction with guest artists, and performances of significant masterworks across a wide array of historical styles. Graduates of Belmont’s Master of Music in Music Performance degree program are active performers in some of the world’s great venues, and many alumni of this program often seek to continue their training in many of the nation’s leading doctoral programs.


Potential Career Options

  • Professional musician in orchestra or opera company
  • Member of a military performing ensemble
  • Participation in a touring musical group or ensemble
  • University professor and applied lesson teacher