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Music Pedagogy at South Carolina

The ability to play an instrument is a gift to be shared. Through graduate-level study in music pedagogy, you will enhance your performance skills, increase your knowledge of instrument repertoire and gain an understanding of appropriate pedagogies. You will also apply these skills through supervised teaching of a wide range of students.

Graduate Degrees

The School of Music offers a Master in Music with a concentration in pedagogy. The program includes two distinct tracks: a recital track and a thesis track. Both tracks include a bachelor's degree (or the equivalent) in piano performance or piano pedagogy as a prerequisite. Similarly, the Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Pedagogy has two tracks: the recital/treatise track and the dissertation track.

M  Master in Music (Piano Pedagogy Concentration)

Graduate Director: Andrew Gowan, 803-777-2838, agowan@mozart.sc.edu
Program Contact: Traci Hair, 803-777-4106, thair@mozart.sc.edu

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School. 

M  Master in Music (Violin Pedagogy Concentration)

Graduate Director: Andrew Gowan, 803-777-2838, agowan@mozart.sc.edu
Program Contact: Traci Hair, 803-777-4106, thair@mozart.sc.edu

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School. 

D  Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Pedagogy (D.M.A.)

Graduate Director: Andrew Gowan, 803-777-2838, agowan@mozart.sc.edu
Program Contact: Traci Hair, 803-777-4106, thair@mozart.sc.edu

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School. 

Explore Our Graduate School 

The Graduate School administers the application process for all of the university's doctoral, master’s, certificate and dual degree programs. Take a look at what you will need to do before you apply.