The opera program in the College of Music at the University of North Texas strives to offer intensive training and diverse performing opportunities to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in an environment that is at once nurturing and challenging. As an aspiring opera singer you can pursue a BM, MM or DMA degree in vocal performance with a related field in Opera. Or you can pursue an Artists Certificate.
If Opera is your Related Field…
Take 9 hours for a Masters from the following list.
Take 12 hours for a DMA.
Courses taught by Paula Homer
MUAG 5640.700 (3 cr.) Operatic Acting* Spring semester only
MUAG 5650.700 (3 cr.) Opera Stage Directing Fall semester only
(MWF 11:00-11:50) Pre-requisite MUAG 5640
Courses taught by Stephen Dubberly
MUAG 5660 (3 cr.) Studies in Repertoire:
(TTH 11:00-12:20) Opera Literature Fall semester only
Aria preparation Spring semester only
*MUAG 5220.001(1 cr.) Singing/Acting Techniques Fall semester only
This course is strongly recommended before taking MUAG 5640. However, credit for this class does not apply to the 9 or 12 hours required for the related field.