Strong Programs and Faculty
Truman State University has achieved recognition as one of the nation’s most notable public universities. Its student body is a selective one, helping to ensure a quality learning environment.
Choose from a wide range of music graduate study options. Our flexible degree programs are designed to meet the needs of the individual graduate student. Our faculty are nationally and internationally recognized performers, conductors, composers, and scholars.
A Wide Variety of Opportunities for Graduate Studies in Music
At Truman, you are treated as an individual, and personal quality time with our professors is assured. Our outstanding vocal and instrumental ensembles are available on a regular basis to graduate conducting students, and opportunities to perform abound. Graduate composers will find musicians are readily available to perform their works. Truman’s library is more than adequate to accommodate research needs.
Degree Options for Master of Arts in Music
We offer the Master of Arts degree in:
- Conducting: Vocal Emphasis
- Conducting: Instrumental Emphasis
- Instrumental Performance (Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Strings)
- Music History/Research
- Piano Performance
- Vocal Performance
Learn more about the requirements for the Music Master of Arts program in the Truman Catalog.
For more information about our Master of Arts in Music program, contact Victor Marquez-Barrios.
More information on Instrumental Conducting can be found on the Truman Bands website.
April 30, 2018
Internationally renowned steel pan artist Victor Provost will perform with Truman Steel at 8 p.m. May 4 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium. A native of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Provost is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading voices on the steel pan. He has developed a reputation as a “dazzling” soloist with a strong […]
April 16, 2018
Two Truman clarinet students have been selected to participate in programs overseas this summer. Anna Graves, a sophomore music performance major, will teach clarinet in Tanzania with the Clarinets for Conservation. Providing an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability through music education, the Daraja Music Initiative (DMI) promotes awareness of conserving Mpingo, commonly referred to as African […]