Last modified on 14 September 2014, at 01:43

master class


Wikipedia has an article on:



EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page as described here.


master class (plural master classes)

  1. A class, typically in a performing art such as music or drama, in which a teacher listens to and critiques the performance of individual students, one at a time, while the other students look on.
  2. (figuratively) An action or series of actions that serve to demonstrate a person's mastery of a subject.


  • "Master Class" is the title of a play by Terrance McNally which portrays a master class held by the singer Maria Callas.