Artist Diploma

Massey University

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Entry requirements

Master of Music in Performance with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours Division One at a New Zealand University. An audition.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Artist Diploma graduates will demonstrate the skills required for an emerging career as concert artists. They will be equipped to present themselves for major orchestral or vocal auditions or international competitions, or find a place in major concert series. In addition to reaching a high level of artistic accomplishment, graduates will have acquired skills and attributes essential to a professional performing career.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Performing Arts at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 627 739
Phone: (06) 356 9099
Fax: (06) 350 2263

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