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Jazz Studies

University of Southern California

24 months
Duration
42740 USD/year
42740 USD/year
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About

Jazz Studies from 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

Jazz Studies from University of Southern California prepares young musicians for success in today’s ever-changing music industry.  

Careers

Alumni and recent graduates have assumed prominent roles in both jazz and popular music across the globe. The USC Thornton Jazz Studies Department consistently ranks as one of the top jazz programs in the world in jazz periodicals.

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 SCH

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

    42740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42740 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    42740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42740 USD per year 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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