The Master of Music with a concentration in Organ Performance program prepares students for a career in church music, as a concert performer and as a teacher of organ. Completion of the degree normally requires four semesters of full-time study. Graduate organ performance majors are required to give a one-hour lecture recital on a topic of their choice in consultation with the applied teacher and organ faculty.
The mission of the Georgia State School of Music is to preserve, promote and advance humanity’s rich and expanding tradition of artistic music-making through performance, composition, education and research in accordance with the urban and global initiatives of the university.
The graduate programs in the School of Music offer unparalleled opportunities in one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. The school enrolls about 90 students in Master of Music degree programs, Artist Certificate programs, and Ph.D. and Ed.D. programs in music education.
Students have the opportunity to work with an internationally acclaimed faculty of 40 full-time and 24 part-time faculty in concentrations such as performance, pedagogy, music education, conducting, composition and jazz studies.
- Graduate Assistantships Available (Full Tuition plus Stipend)
- Regular access to symphonic and Baroque style organs
- In addition to lessons in organ performance, the curriculum includes all disciplines associated with sacred music
- Elective courses are offered in diverse areas of music
- Dr. Jens Korndörfer, Instructor for Organ, Organist and Director of Worship and Arts at First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, GA. His recordings include Variations On America, Great Moments in German Music, Windows of the Spirit
The School of Music offers a wide variety of outstanding performance opportunities in instrumental and vocal music. Ensembles are available to all students in the university through audition.
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75 Poplar Street
Atlanta, GA 30303