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Degrees Offered At The Peabody Institute

BM Bachelor of Music
MM Master of Music
DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree
PC The Performers Certificate
GPD Graduate Performance Diploma
AD Artist Diploma
MA Master of Arts in Audio Science
BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts

Brass

Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Euphonium

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree PC The Performers Certificate GPD Graduate Performance Diploma AD Artist Diploma

Under the guidance of the Peabody Conservatory’s distinguished brass faculty, Peabody students go on to careers as recitalists, soloists and teachers and win positions in prestigious orchestras and ensembles throughout the world.

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Business of Music

Minor Minor

The Business of Music Minor at Peabody provides undergraduate students with an understanding of the structures within the music industry and equips them to pursue careers as entrepreneurial musicians, arts administrators, and industry professionals.

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Chamber Music

GPD Graduate Performance Diploma

The Graduate Performance Diploma in Chamber Music is designed for internal candidates who have already completed a GPD in their major instrument at Peabody and wish to do another GPD with an emphasis in chamber music. All candidates must be accepted into the studio of a major teacher in their applied area.

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Composition

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree

Regarded as among the world's elite training grounds for more than a century, the department of composition at Peabody is one of the most sought after programs of its kind in the world. As a division of The Johns Hopkins University, Peabody takes its place alongside the institution's other internationally renowned centers of research and learning, shaping the role of music in the 21st century.

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Computer Music

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music

The outstanding programs and facilities of the Computer Music Department add another exciting dimension to composition at Peabody. The three-track Master's program in Computer Music was created for students seeking a graduate degree in applied Computer Music, with concentrations in conservatory-level Composition, Performance/Concert Production or Research/Technology. The Master's program prepares students for advanced work in areas of music where multimedia and technology occupy an essential role.

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Conducting

MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree GPD Graduate Performance Diploma

Our conducting students work with a full orchestra or wind ensemble and students can tailor their program to emphasize orchestral, wind, vocal or choral conducting. We are looking for students who seem to have something exceptional to give to the ensemble of their choice.

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Dance

BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts

The BFA Dance program at Peabody prepares students to be at the forefront of dance innovation through performance, choreographic and critical historical and theoretical exploration.

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Ensemble Arts: Vocal Accompanying

MM Master of Music GPD Graduate Performance Diploma

The Master of Music degree program in Ensemble Arts: Vocal Accompanying is designed for pianists wishing to expand their musical experience to include collaborative playing in the study of art song, vocal chamber music, opera, and oratorio.

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Guitar

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree PC The Performers Certificate GPD Graduate Performance Diploma AD Artist Diploma

The Guitar Department at Peabody, the first at a major conservatory in the United States, has been a leader in guitar performance education since the 1960s. Founded by Aaron Shearer, the department has produced some of the finest performers and teachers active today, including Manuel Barrueco, the Beijing Guitar Duo (Meng Su and and Yameng Wang), Julian Gray, Lukasz Kuropaczewski, Ronald Pearl, David Starobin, David Tanenbaum, and Ana Vidovic, among others.

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Harp

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree PC The Performers Certificate GPD Graduate Performance Diploma AD Artist Diploma

Harpists at the Conservatory are encouraged to develop their skills as solo, chamber, and orchestral musicians in a wide variety of performance situations. These include large ensembles, small chamber groups, and solo recitals on and off campus.

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Historical Performance

Baroque flute, Baroque lute and theorbo, Baroque oboe, Baroque violin and viola, Lute, Recorder, Viola da gamba and baroque cello, Harpsichord

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree PC The Performers Certificate GPD Graduate Performance Diploma AD Artist Diploma

The Historical Performance Department offers a bachelor of music, master of music, and graduate performance diploma for most instruments. Those interested in a higher level of study may receive Doctor of Musical Arts in Harpsichord.

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Jazz

Bass, Clarinet, Flute, Guitar, Percussion, Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Violin, Voice

BM Bachelor of Music GPD Graduate Performance Diploma

Founded in 2001, the Peabody Conservatory’s Jazz Studies Department has quickly grown to become one of the strongest and most comprehensive areas of study within the Conservatory. The department was built upon a philosophy that emphasizes experiential learning.

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Liberal Arts

BM Bachelor of Music

All Peabody students will be required to fulfill 30 credits of Liberal Arts courses. The majority of Peabody students will enroll in a two-year Core Curriculum.

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Music Education

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music

The Peabody Conservatory offers three tracks for students interested in Music Education. The Undergraduate Program, which is designed for people who wish to teach in the public schools; the Graduate Program, which is designed for the practicing music educator who wants to expand their knowledge.

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Musicology

MM Master of Music

The faculty members of Peabody Conservatory’s Department of Musicology specialize in areas that span the history of notated Western music and involve many subdisciplines in the field of musicology.

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Music for New Media

BM Bachelor of Music

Music for New Media is designed for students with a particular interest in composing and producing music for emerging areas of non-linear entertainment such as computer games, virtual reality, augmented reality, and 3D spatialized sound for location-based experiences.

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Music Theory Pedagogy

MM Master of Music

The Department of Music Theory, including the affiliate areas of Ear-Training and Keyboard Studies, strives to intensify the musicianship of conservatory students and provide the required skills for a profound and concentrated understanding of music.

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Opera

GPD Graduate Performance Diploma

The Peabody Opera Theatre Program serves the educational needs of students in the conservatory, while offering a variety of operatic performances to audiences in the Baltimore region.

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Organ

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree PC The Performers Certificate GPD Graduate Performance Diploma AD Artist Diploma

The Peabody Conservatory offers a program of studies in organ at both graduate and undergraduate level. Peabody organ students and graduates have won many prestigious competitions and awards and hold distinguished positions in churches and schools of music.

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Percussion

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree GPD Graduate Performance Diploma AD Artist Diploma

The overall goal of the percussion department is to provide a rewarding and fulfilling musical experience while simultaneously preparing each student to be a serious competitor in the multi-faceted music industry.

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Performance Pedagogy

Minor Minor

This area of graduate focus is designed for students accepted to a performance major who wish to broaden their study to include particular emphasis attention to concurrent development of pedagogical knowledge and skills.

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Piano

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree PC The Performers Certificate GPD Graduate Performance Diploma AD Artist Diploma

The mission of the Peabody Piano Department is to guide and inspire promising young musicians toward professional careers as global ambassadors for their art.

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Recording Arts & Sciences

BM Bachelor of Music MA Master of Arts in Audio Science

In 1983, two nationally recognized leaders in the fields of music and research technology‚ÄĒThe Peabody Conservatory and The Johns Hopkins University‚ÄĒcombined skills and resources to provide what is considered the finest training program of its type available in the United States. Now the program has entered the digital age, and is still the most comprehensive program of its kind in the world.

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Strings

Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree PC The Performers Certificate GPD Graduate Performance Diploma AD Artist Diploma

The String Department at the Peabody Conservatory is distinguished by a faculty of exceptional artists who enjoy national and international careers.

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Voice

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree PC The Performers Certificate GPD Graduate Performance Diploma AD Artist Diploma

The Voice Department of the Peabody Conservatory is committed to bringing each student to his or her highest individual potential through a positive learning atmosphere, high academic standards and a performance-centered curriculum, supporting and training every student toward a career in singing and the musical arts.

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Woodwinds

Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe, Bassoon

BM Bachelor of Music MM Master of Music DMA Doctor of Musical Arts Degree PC The Performers Certificate GPD Graduate Performance Diploma AD Artist Diploma

Woodwind players at Peabody study and perform music representative of all styles and periods in the following ensemble areas: symphony and opera orchestras; wind ensemble; early music, contemporary and jazz ensembles; and a wide variety of chamber groups and ensembles coached by members of the faculty.

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