Conservatory of Music:
voice & opera studies 

Master of Music:
Concentration in Opera Studies

Graduate music majors who concentrate in voice and opera studies must meet the following conservatory requirements (45 credits) and earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Purchase College.

First Year: 22 credits
 
Fall: 11 credits
MPE 5300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
MPE 5250/Opera Workshop 2 credits
MPE 5253/Opera Workshop Lab 1 credit
MPE 5260/Opera Coaching 1 credit
MPE 5275/Teaching Techniques for Voice or
   MUS 5250/Chorus
 
2 credits
MTH 5000/Research and Writing for the Modern Musician 2 credits
 
Spring: 11 credits
MPE 5300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
MPE 5250/Opera Workshop 2 credits
MPE 5253/Opera Workshop Lab 1 credit
MPE 5255/Operatic Styles I 2 credits
MPE 5260/Opera Coaching 1 credit
MUS 5250/Chorus 2 credits
 
Second Year: 23 credits
 
Fall: 11 credits
MPE 5300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
MPE 5250/Opera Workshop 2 credits
MPE 5253/Opera Workshop Lab 1 credit
MPE 5256/Operatic Styles II 2 credits
MPE 5260/Opera Coaching 1 credit
MPE 5275/Teaching Techniques for Voice or
   MUS 5250/Chorus
 
2 credits
MTH 5840/Graduate Exit Exam: Classical 0 credit
 
Spring: 12 credits
MPE 5300/Private Study: Voice 3 credits
MPE 5250/Opera Workshop 2 credits
MPE 5253/Opera Workshop Lab 1 credit
MPE 5257/Operatic Styles III 2 credits
MPE 5260/Opera Coaching 1 credit
MPE 5276/Teaching Techniques for the Stage 2 credits
MPE 5991/Master’s Recital 1 credit

Updated June 18, 2013

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