Doctor of Musical Arts in Instrumental Conducting

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Instrumental Conducting at the Frost School of Music is:

  • To provide students with the highest quality training possible to bridge academic training into entry-level careers as professional artists;
  • To provide students with performance opportunities that develop and demonstrate the integration of musicianship and performance practice;
  • To assist students with identifying opportunities and preparation for competitions, internships, apprenticeships, and other professional venues for the classical artist;
  • To ensure that students have acquired the type of writing and research abilities required of a terminal degree from a leading research university, enabling them to pursue successful careers as teachers, performers, and researchers at the university level.

For curriculum information please click on the Academic Bulletin link below.

Academic Bulletin