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Course Catalog 2019-2020 
Course Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Contemporary Chamber Music

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Course Requirements

For course requirements for the Master of Contemporary Chamber Music, please see here .


The Master of Contemporary Chamber Music (MCCM) is a professionally focused two-year graduate program designed to launch chamber music ensembles of exceptional artistic and creative potential. Through a curriculum of intensive coaching combined with individual applied study, coursework in theory and musicology designed to deepen analytical and stylistic perspectives, and entrepreneurship courses that develop professional support skills as well as foster an innovative approach, ensembles will develop their craft, artistry, and programming over the course of the program. Ensembles will benefit from faculty mentoring as well as support from touring, recording, and competitions and will be eligible to apply for startup funding offered through Oberlin’s Creativity & Leadership project.


General Requirements


Completion of this two-year Master of Contemporary Chamber Music degree program typically requires full-time residence for four semesters beyond the Bachelor’s Degree.

Degree Requirements

In addition to the course requirements indicated in the grid, there is a performance requirement of three discrete, full programs.  Two of these performances will occur on campus, including one juried recital in Spring of the first year.  One performance will occur off-campus.  A successful performance on the juried recital (Spring of the first year) is required for continuation in the program.

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