Chair, Department of Chamber and Collaborative Music
The Collaborative Piano graduate program at the Jacobs School of Music prepares advanced piano students for professional collaborative careers.
Many performance opportunities with vocal and instrumental partners, experience in large ensemble keyboard parts, studies in lyric diction and language, and, for doctoral students, the chance to have mentored teaching assignments are among the variety of activities available to our majors.
The department offers students a unique opportunity to choose an area of specialization: Vocal Emphasis, Instrumental Emphasis, or Balanced Track (with emphasis on both vocal and instrumental repertoire.)
Codirected by Anne Epperson and Kevin Murphy, the Collaborative Piano program coordinates the collaborative needs of the various other music departments in the Jacobs School, working together to reinforce the service aspect of our profession.
Our students acquire one of the country’s premier experiences in all aspects of a collaborative education.