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Jazz Studies

University of Southern California

24 months
Duration
60446 USD/year
60446 USD/year
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About

The Jazz Studies MM program offered at University of Southern California is a two-year, 30-unit program, focusing on individual jazz instruction, jazz composition, jazz pedagogy, jazz ensemble development, and ensembles, coupled with traditional music history. Two graduate recitals are required.

Overview

Master's Recital

One or more public recitals are required of all candidates for the Jazz Studies MM program offered at University of Southern California. Candidates must apply for recital dates, according to the current guidelines of the Music Operations office. Some departments require that a candidate be prepared to play or conduct the recital program for the approval of a faculty committee in advance.

Comprehensive Review

Candidates for the Jazz Studies MM program offered at University of Southern California must pass a comprehensive review toward the end of their course of study, usually in the final semester. This review, which is administered by the faculty of the major department, consists of an oral or written examination, covering relevant aspects of musical performance, literature, and/or technique.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Jazz Chamber Music 
  • Research Materials and Techniques
  • Vocal Jazz Ensemble 
  • Jazz Ensemble 
  • Jazz Pedagogy 
  • Jazz Composition 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the USC Graduate Application. The application fee is $85.
  • Submit official transcripts and required test scores to the USC Admission Office.
  • 1-3 Letters of Recommendation are required for all Graduate applicants unless otherwise stated in the “program application requirements” section for your particular program. Recommendation letters are to be submitted online through the USC online application process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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