International Center for Music


Graduate Programs

ICM offers graduate programs in performance in Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello


Master of Music in Performance

Two-Year Program

The Master of Music degree program is an advanced course of study for musicians who hold a bachelor’s degree and are seeking careers as professional musicians.

Graduate Certificate in Music Performance

Two-Year Program

The graduate certificate program in music performance is designed for students who want to pursue a non-degree course of study concentrating almost exclusively on performance. The Graduate Certificate is not a degree and does not serve as qualification for entry into doctoral degree programs.


Graduate Artist Diploma in Music Performance

Two-Year Program

The Graduate Artist Diploma is the highest-level designation offered at ICM and is designed for students with demonstrated artistic excellence. The Graduate Artist Diploma in music performance is open to only a few highly gifted artists who have demonstrated exemplary artistic achievement in their academic/professional career. This course of study is to prepare the individual for a concert stage career, or a major appointment in the professional or academic arena. Diploma students play an active role in the musical life of ICM, participating in institutional outreach and demonstrating their commitment to musical artistry.