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This master’s degree in music is intended for talented performers or composers wanting to study with highly qualified artists, faculty and scholars.
Since its inception at Towson University in 1989, the Master of Music degree program in music has offered excellent training in performance/composition supported by high-level coursework in theory, history, and literature. Towson University and its Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
In this program, you will have opportunities to interact with students from a variety
of backgrounds and nationalities. In recent years, we have had students from Brazil,
Canada, China, Germany, Indonesia, Korea, the Philippines, Poland, and Russia as well
as from across the United States. Students graduating from this master’s program have
pursued a variety of careers in performance, teaching, and work in the music industry.
Others have been admitted to doctoral programs at prestigious universities.
The smaller graduate cohort in our program is complemented by a larger group of master’s students in the music education program.