Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

Artist Diploma

A full-tuition-scholarship advanced study program for highly gifted young professionals preparing for exceptional careers.

The most advanced program in the School of Music is the Artist Diploma, designed to meet the needs of the more mature musician who has already completed the equivalent of the master's degree in music performance or composition.

This highly selective program accepts only a few musicians each year, each of which is considered by the faculty to show potential for a major career.

The Artist Diploma is currently on hold.  We are not accepting applications for Fall 2024.