Kathleen Roland-Silverstein, Program Coordinator
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Janet Brown, Kathleen Roland-Silverstein
The Master of Music in Voice Pedagogy is offered through the Setnor School of Music, part of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. It is a degree designed to meet the needs of the student who has an undergraduate degree in Music with voice as the main instrument, and who desires to pursue a career as a voice instructor, either in an academic setting or a private one. This degree will develop the student into a knowledgeable teacher of singing while enhancing the student’s own development as a singer, offering an intensive curriculum in voice pedagogy, pedagogical issues, repertoire, diction, career planning methods, voice study, performance, and experience in teaching. In addition, students will have access to the most current voice science laboratory equipment in collaboration with the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, part of the College of Arts & Sciences at Syracuse University.
- Students admitted to the Master of Music in Voice Pedagogy must hold a Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts in Music or Bachelor of Science in Music with Voice being the principal performance area. At least six semesters of voice study within that Bachelor degree are required, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- Acceptance into the Setnor School of Music is via a graduate music audition.
- Admission to the Syracuse University Graduate School.
- Admitted students will take diagnostic examinations in Music Theory/Aural Skills, Music History, and diction of French, German and Italian. Remedial course work or passing the test upon a second sitting is required if these examinations reveal deficiencies in any of these areas.