Deepen your expertise and refine your artistry.
The Artist Diploma is a highly selective, individualized non-degree program designed for the artist on the path to a professional performance career. Artist Diploma students represent our highest standards of artistic excellence, and demonstrate an exceptional level of performance and musical achievement.
This program requires a minimum residence of two years, with an expected completion of the program within three years. Based on an apprenticeship model, these students receive professional development and management support individually from faculty and guest artists.
Admission to the program will involve a comprehensive evaluation of materials and two rounds of audition review, including a live interview. All Artist Diploma candidates are considered for a full tuition scholarship and are eligible for a Bowes Center housing stipend.
The Artist Diploma is currently offered for Piano, Opera Studies, and String and Piano Chamber Music students.
The Artist Diploma in Piano at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music is a highly selective, individualized program designed for the artist on the path to a professional performance career. This program represents our highest standards of artistic excellence. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated an exceptional level of performance and musical achievement.
The non-degree Artist Diploma program requires a minimum residence of two years with an expected completion of the program within (3) years. During this time, the AD candidate will perform four public recitals and will receive professional development support and management guidance through close mentorship from the full piano faculty.
Financial aid is awarded for a maximum of two years in which the AD candidate is enrolled in lessons.
Admission to the program will involve a comprehensive evaluation of materials presented and two rounds of performance auditions including a live interview.
Curriculum: Artist Diploma in Piano
Credit total: 48
|Winter Term||2 Years|
|Recitals||8 credits; 4 recitals, including 1 Capstone Recital|