Internships & Opportunities

In addition to taking the required subjects for their degrees, all Piano Pedagogy MM students are obligated to serve in a number of capacities in order to enrich their academic and musical expertise.

Among the duties that may be required are

  • accompanying,
  • coaching,
  • conducting laboratory classes,
  • participating in ensembles,
  • participating in the distribution and inventory control of Temple University-owned musical instruments and instructional materials,
  • performing at admissions and open house events,
  • supervising performance classes,
  • teaching private lessons, and
  • tutoring.

Private Lessons & Guest Performers

Weekly private lessons are reinforced by regular performance classes and a series of master classes taught by faculty members and guests artists..

Recent guest performers include

  • Anton Kuerti,
  • Arnaldo Cohen,
  • Chang Biao Liu,
  • Claude Frank,
  • Dorothy Taubman,
  • Gaby Casadesus,
  • Leon Bates,
  • Lydia Artymiw,
  • Marc-Andre Hamelin,
  • Marc Durand and
  • Menahem Pressler.


Graduates from the Piano Pedagogy MM program are prepared to carry on toward a doctorate or for future careers as

  • conductors,
  • music directors,
  • performers,
  • professors/educators and
  • speaker/lecturers.

Career Services

Boyer College of Music and Dance provides small class sizes, intimate performance ensembles and a tight-knit academic community. Faculty members mentor students on an individual basis, helping them seek out internships and job opportunities.

You may also connect with the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence. Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.