The graduate programs of study in accompanying are designed to offer skilled performers training and experience in solo and ensemble accompanying. In addition to studies with our expert faculty, students are provided additional opportunities to play for and observe world-renowned guest artists.

The Accompanying Department Handbook contains detailed information for current students on a large variety of topics which will provide answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding policies and procedures.

Specific courses and degree sequence plans can be found in the Course Catalog.​

Additional Information


General admission information

Accompanying Audition


John Forconi


Accompanying Faculty 

John Forconi  (Accompanying, Chair)
Warren Jones  (Voice Related Studies)
Kenneth Merrill  (Voice Related Studies)
Thomas Muraco  (Related Studies, Vocal - Opera)
Heasook Rhee  (Accompanying, Chamber Music)