Performance Certificate Overview
The Performance Certificate program is an intensive, one-year program for musicians of exceptional quality who wish to focus on developing their performance skills through further study. The program allows a student to study intensely in music performance and provides:
- Lessons with Music Department faculty;
- Chamber music, collaborative, and ensemble experiences;
- English training; and
- No academic courses requirements.
For international students who don’t have exceptional English competency, the program will focus on music performance and English studies in tandem.
The Performance Certificate is for a student who holds at least a Bachelor of Music, Performance Diploma, or equivalent at a respected institution and recognizes successful completion of the two-semester full-time program.
This certificate recognizes accomplishment but does not carry the privileges of a college degree. It is instead meant for students preparing for auditions, competitions, or career-entry positions.
Curricula & Area-Specific Information
Dates of Study
Spring 2017: January 6th—May 12th
Fall 2017: August 21st—December 15th
Spring 2018: January 5th—May 11th
$11,000 per semester
Applications and Admissions
More information about applying to UH Mānoa’s Music Department.
Students will be offered their choice of on-campus through the program (UH Conference Housing) or off-campus housing (it should be noted the availability and quality of off-campus housing is not guaranteed by the University)