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Music

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
20080 USD/year
20080 USD/year
9342 USD/year
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About

The Music program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst offer optimal professional training for careers as music teachers, performers, composers, arrangers, and conductors.

Overview

Enroll now in the Music program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and choose one of the following Concentrations:

  • Collaborative Piano 
  • Composition  
  • Conducting, focusing on
    • Choral Conducting 
    • Orchestral Conducting 
    • Wind Conducting 
  • Jazz Composition/Arranging 
  • Music Education, focusing on:
    • Pedagogy
    • Research
    • Applied Study
    • Conducting
  • Music History 
  • Music Theory 
  • Performance

List of Instruments/Voice

Private Lessons (as part of graduate music degree programs) are offered in:

  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Clarinet
  • Bassoon
  • Saxophone
  • Trumpet
  • Horn (French horn)
  • Trombone
  • Euphonium
  • Tuba
  • Percussion
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • String Bass
  • Piano
  • Organ
  • Voice
  • Guitar (Jazz only)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar: American Music
  • Musicology Seminar II: Research in Musicology
  • Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
  • Music of the 20th Century
  • Seminar: History of Jazz
  • Seminar: The History of Styles in Western Music

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must complete a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association; or complete an international degree that is equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a college or university recognized and approved by the Ministry of Education.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency.
  • Application Fee ($80)
  • Please submit your transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, undergraduate and graduate, where nine (9) or more credits were earned.
  • Personal Statement and Résumé
  • Most programs require a minimum of two letters of recommendation, but some programs require more.
  • Residency Statement
  • GRE or GMAT Scores
  • The Department of Music & Dance requires an on-campus audition for all prospective students

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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