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
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.
We offer the Master of Arts degree in:
Learn more about the requirements for the Music MA program in the Truman Catalog.
Truman’s tuba and euphonium professor, Steven Seward, performed the national anthem as part of the Kansas City Symphony in Game 6 of the World Series. Seward has been the principal tuba with the Kansas City Symphony since 1982 and has been on the faculty at Truman since 1983. You can spot him right in front […] Read More →
The 16th edition of the Department of Music’s festival of contemporary music will be held of the Truman Campus October 24th and 25th. This year’s Festival features six concerts on the beautiful Truman State University campus in Kirksville, Missouri. We are pleased to announce that our guest composer for this year’s festival is Amy X […] Read More →