Music Theory and Composition, Master | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
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Music Theory and Composition

12 months
Duration
24791 USD/year
24791 USD/year
10829 USD/year
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About

At University of Kansas Music Theory and Composition our vision is to be the destination music school in the Heartland, sending graduates out into the world as leaders, creating a vital soundtrack of meaning and beauty for the ever-changing lives of the people in our state, our nation, and our world.

Overview

The Master of Music Theory and Composition degree at University of Kansas requires a minimum of 30 credits and is designed to further the student’s knowledge, practice and experience in the following areas of study:

  • Performance instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion, violin, viola, cello, double bass, opera, voice, organ, piano, and carillon
  • Church Music with choral or organ emphasis
  • Conducting: Choral, Orchestral, Wind
  • Music Composition
  • Musicology
  • Music Theory

Learning outcomes

Students will be studying with faculty members who are nationally and internationally recognized in their fields and their instruments. Courses in Music Theory and Musicology are part of the in depth exploration of advanced music as are private instruction, ensemble  and chamber music opportunities, and either a final performance recital or thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Composition
  • Church Music
  • Conducting
  • Musicology
  • Music Theory
  • Performance 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.25

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Scanned copies of official transcripts from ALL post-secondary schools attended
  • Email addresses of three (3) references for letters of recommendation
  • Repertoire list - Performance applicants
  • Scholarly writing sample: Organ, Church Music, Musicology and Music Theory applicants
  • PDF files or links to three (3) original scores (and recordings if available) - Composition applicants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24791 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24791 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24791 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24791 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10829 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10829 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Financing

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Funding

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