Sep 26, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Undergraduate Piano Performer's Certificate

Requirements for the performer’s certificate in undergraduate piano

The Performer’s Certificate in Undergraduate Piano is a special course of study designed for undergraduate students with outstanding musical and performance ability. The program is designed to allow students maximum time and flexibility to develop their performing ability while completing essential studies for a solid musical background. Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent and, through audition, must demonstrate potential for becoming a concert performer.

Admission requirements

  • High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Paper-based TOEFL score of at least 520 (ESL coursework optional) or 500 (ESL coursework required). Internet-based score of at least 68 (ESL coursework optional) or 61-67 (ESL coursework required).
  • Audition demonstrating that prior experience and musical achievement provide potential for becoming a concert performer. (International students may audition by sending a DVD recording with excellent sound quality.)


Program Requirements

Students seeking the Performer’s Certificate in Undergraduate Piano must successfully complete 48 credits distributed as follows:

Non-credit requirement

  • Two recitals