The Artist Diploma (A.D.) is intended only for musicians at the highest level of artistic accomplishment and potential.
The fields of specialization for the Artist Diploma (A.D) are keyboard, voice, and classical instruments. Upon completion of the Artist Diploma, students are expected to be ready for entrance into the music profession as a solo artist, member of an orchestra or chamber ensemble, or as an apprentice in an opera company, and should be prepared to compete effectively in international competition. Recent graduates have won prestigious competitions, orchestra/ensemble positions, and teaching positions around the world.
For more information on Graduate degree requirements, please visit the Academic Catalog.