The Bachelor of Music program at Peabody Conservatory is designed to offer gifted students the training to prepare themselves for careers in performance, composition, computer music, music education, recording arts, and related areas of professional activity.
The Peabody Conservatory and the Homewood schools of The Johns Hopkins University offer the opportunity for a select number of academically and musically advanced students to simultaneously pursue a Bachelor of Music degree and either a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences or the Whiting School of Engineering.
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. Studying dance at Johns Hopkins University gives students the opportunity to make connections between the study of dance, science, technology, and the humanities.
The Music Education major is designed for the gifted performer who has a special interest in sharing his or her musical expertise through teaching music in elementary or secondary schools. The aim of this professional preparation program is to provide prospective teachers with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed for the effective teaching of music.
The Bachelor of Music in Recording Arts and Sciences program is designed to meet the expanding need for skilled audio technicians, producers, and engineers who possess both technical expertise and a sophisticated knowledge of music. A five-year dual-degree program, the Bachelor of Music in Recording Arts combines an applied performance major with a technical education in recording technology.
The program leading to the degree of Master of Music provides for intensive development of performance skills, extensive knowledge of the literature in the major field of study, and achievement of a broadened knowledge of the art.
The low-residency master’s degree programs offer the artistic excellence and academic rigor of a Peabody education in a more focused and flexible format. These programs combine a full academic year of distance learning with two compressed in-person summer sessions for students who want to pursue master’s-level training in composition, computer music, or guitar. These programs allow you to complete your Master of Music in just 13 months of study.
The Master of Arts program in Audio Sciences – developed in conjunction with members of the professional audio and acoustics communities – offers students the practical and theoretical training for a career in audio engineering or acoustics. Degree paths include Recording and Production, and Acoustical Studies
The program leading to the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts provides students with the highest level of professional training in the art of musical performance or the craft of musical composition. To this end, applied study in the major field is supported by extensive academic work with musicology and music theory.
The Performer’s Certificate is designed for undergraduate students with outstanding musical and performance ability who do not wish to include the academic component of the Bachelor of Music curriculum.
The Graduate Performance Diploma program is designed to meet the needs of highly accomplished graduate-level performers who wish to pursue a more performance-intensive goal than represented by the MM or DMA. Students may pursue majors in all areas of performance, including performance on early music instruments.
The Artist Diploma is a non-degree program reserved for exceptional and experienced performers, with emphasis on repertoire designed to meet the needs of performers who are preparing and qualified to embark upon a professional career.