Piano Pedagogy MM

Expand your skills and insights as both a piano player and a teacher with the Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy from Temple’s Boyer College of Music and Dance. This 30-credit, graduate-level degree program prepares piano players with an interest in teaching for careers instructing children and adults in music at the elementary level of skill, as well as pupils at the intermediate and early-advanced stages.

Housed within the Department of Keyboard Studies, the Piano Pedagogy MM program offers weekly private piano lessons, regular performance lessons and master classes taught by various faculty members and guest artists.

    Classes & Curriculum

    While private lessons and ensemble participation are required each term, a major focus of the curriculum is the study and practice of teaching piano.

    Required courses you will take during your studies include

    • Classical Keyboard Performance Practice,
    • Class Piano Pedagogy,
    • Piano Pedagogy I and
    • Research in Music.

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    Tuition & Fees

    In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, this Master of Music offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

    Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. These tuition costs apply to the 2018–2019 academic year.

    Pennsylvania resident: $1,038.00 per credit
    Out-of-state: $1,383.00 per credit

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