Boston University College of Fine Arts offers a selection of non-degree programs in Music performance. Please review admissions and application requirements as they vary based on each program.
Non-Degree Programs Offered
The Artist Diploma is the most advanced non-degree performance program for the specialized training of unusually accomplished performers. The program focuses on the practical aspects of musical training: private instruction, musicianship skills, performance, and participation in ensembles.
Opera Institute Performance Diploma
Boston University Opera Institute is an intensive, highly selective two-year performance-based training program for emerging operatic artists. Each Institute member receives a full-tuition scholarship and graduates from Boston University College of Fine Arts with a Performance Diploma in Opera.
The Performance Diploma is a non-degree program for the specialized training of performers of orchestral instruments, piano, and voice who seek to continue their musical studies with emphasis on private instruction, musicianship skills, solo performance, and participation in chamber music and large ensembles.