Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy


Program Overview

Combining the pedagogical practices of classical, musical theater, and contemporary voice with scientific analysis of vocal anatomy, Boston Conservatory at Berklee's vocal pedagogy graduate program is the only comprehensive voice pedagogy program in the world for singers who wish to become teachers of singing with advanced diagnostic skills and knowledge of healthy practice and performance solutions for a variety of singing opportunities.

The program features and the same rigorous training as the Conservatory's Master of Music in voice performance program, with the addition of pedagogy-specific coursework in anatomy, physiology, history, comparative pedagogy, and applied teaching. In addition, the Conservatory's unique relationship with the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Voice Center gives vocal pedagogy students direct access to the latest advances in vocal research, rehabilitation, and technology, as well as the opportunity to interact with the doctors and speech-language pathologists who are leading the field of vocology.

Throughout the program, students explore a range of vocal teaching techniques, gain a deeper understanding of appropriate studio repertoire, learn about voice rehabilitation, and explore the relationship between voice teachers and voice therapists.

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