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Collaborative Piano

Our collaborative program with an emphasis on vocal arts is one of few such undergraduate programs offered nationwide. It offers training for pianists anticipating careers in vocal accompanying, as well as coaching art song, opera and musical theatre. Students receive weekly lessons in collaborative piano, as well as solo piano and piano technique. They also participate in rehearsals and performances for the UWM Opera Theatre, Milwaukee Opera Theatre and UWM choirs.

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Degrees

Explore – Specific degree information can be found in the UWM Academic Catalog along with credits, courses, admission and program requirements.

Audition – A successful audition is required prior to entry into the BA and BFA programs. View the department requirements on the admission page for more information.

BFA – Music Performance: Collaborative Piano

BFA – Music Performance: Piano

Careers+Alumni

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Kamil Tokarski

MM, Piano Performance | 2013

Since graduating in 2013, Kamil Tokarski has gone on to pursue a Doctorate of Arts Degree in Piano Performance and Orchestral Conducting from Ball State University. A native of Poland, and a former student of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, Kamil has performed Chopin widely across Poland aiding the cultural development of his country.

Careers in Music

Accompanist
Acoustic Engineer
Arranger
Artist Management
Arts Administration
Audio Software Designer & Programmer
Audio/Visual Technician
Broadcast Engineer
Chamber Musician
Choral Music Educator
Clinician
Consultant
Collaborative Pianist
Community Arts Organizer
Composer
Concert Production/Promotion
Conductor (Band, Choral, Orchestral)
Cruise Ship Entertainer
Curator
Development Director
Diction Coach
Early Music Performer
Editor
Education Director
Elementary/Secondary School Teacher
Engraver
Ensemble Administration
Entertainer
Ethnomusicologist
Event Manager
Film Composer/Conductor
Foley Artist
Folk Music Performer
Foundation Administration
Instrumental Music Educator
Instrumental Performer
Instrument Building/Repairing/Restoration
Jazz Performer
Licensing Administrator
Luthier
Managing Director
Marketing & Sales
Mastering Engineer
Media Developer
Military Bands/Orchestras
Music Cognition (Science & Medicine)
Music Critic
Music Education Teacher (K-12)
Music Historian
Music Librarian
Music Journalist/Blogger
Music Publicist
Music Store Owner
Music Supervisor
Music Therapist
Music Theorist
Musical Theatre Artist
Musicologist
Multimedia Artist
Opera Performer
Opera Dramaturg
Opera Management
Opera Prompter
Orchestral Musician
Outreach & Educational Programming
Peace Corps (Teaching Music Abroad)
Piano Tuner/Technician
Pit Musician
Private Studio Teacher
Producer
Program Notes Author
Promotion Manager
Publisher
Radio Manager/Broadcasting
Recitalist
Recording Artist
Record Label Administration
Singer/Vocalist
Songwriter/Lyricist
Sound Designer/Engineer
Sound Technician
Suzuki Instructor
Studio Musician
Talent Agent/Director
Television/Theatrical Composer
Theatre Stage Manager
University Administration
University Faculty
Video Game Scoring
Vocal Coach
Voice Therapist
Voiceover Artist
Wardrobe Specialist
Wigmaker

Faculty

Faculty: Piano Performance

profile photoAbend, Elenaeabend@uwm.eduMusic 110

Senior Lecturer, Piano

Area Head, Piano

profile photoBrahm, Johannaschill29@uwm.eduMusic 421

Associate Lecturer, Piano

profile photoOtwell, Peggyotwell@uwm.eduMusic 116

Lecturer, Piano, Piano Pedagogy

Department Faculty & Staff