Master of Music

Study with one of the premier music schools in the southeast.

A history of quality

You will benefit from more than a century of music teaching history at ECU by studying with renowned faculty who are committed to your academic, artistic and career success.

Vast performance options

At ECU, you will find yourself on stage a lot. Participate in award-winning ensembles and experience unique performances and mentoring opportunities during five on-campus music festivals.

Recognized quality

The School of Music is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA).

Comprehensive focus areas

Concentrations are offered in the following areas:

  • Accompanying
  • Choral conducting
  • Composition
  • Instrumental conducting
  • Jazz performance
  • Music history and literature
  • Suzuki string pedagogy
  • Vocal pedagogy
  • Performance (instrumental, keyboard or voice)
  • Sacred music (organ or choral conducting)
  • Theory
  • Woodwind specialist

Financial support

Graduate assistantships are available in many of the concentrations. Out-of-state tuition waivers may also be available.


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