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M.M. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy

The Master of Music in Piano Performance and Pedagogy program is among the most distinguished piano teacher training programs in the nation. A select group of students work closely with faculty members in a teaching internship that is broad-based and intensive.

Students applying to the M.M. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy program at SMU Meadows School of the Arts must perform an audition on their principal instrument as outlined in the Required Graduate Audition Repertoire section of this website, submit video of their teaching, and interview with the piano pedagogy faculty.

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Piano – M.M. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy degree requirements.

Areas of Study



Art History

Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship

Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

Creative Computation


Film and Media Arts



About the Division of Music

Undergraduate Studies

Graduate Studies


M.M. in Composition

M.M. in Conducting - Choral

M.M. in Conducting - Instrumental

M.M. in Music Education

M.M. in Musicology

M.M. in Performance - Orchestral Instrument

M.M. in Performance - Organ

M.M. in Performance - Piano

M.M. in Performance - Voice

M.M. in Piano Performance and Pedagogy

Master of Sacred Music

M.M. in Theory Pedagogy

Performer's Diploma

Artist Diploma

Classes (See Catalog)




Faculty and Staff

Faculty Travel Request Form

Visiting Artist Request Form

Student Resources

Student Internships & Collaborations

MuSci Lab

Meadows Artist Bridge

Dallas Resources

Peak Fellowship Ensemble-in-Residence

SMU Meadows Licensed Music Rights

Workshops and Special Programs

Opportunities for Non-Music Majors