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Music: Viola Performance, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #372 (QS) , KS,
With this degree, students can go on to pursue doctoral studies in music, establish private studios, audition for music ensembles, or create their own challenges in music or music-related endeavors.

About

The Master of Music (MM) degree 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

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.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, University of Kansas (KU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Senior Recital
  • Viola Performance Class
  • Viola
  • Master's Recital
  • Directed Performance
  • Doctoral Recitals

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  •          Resume/Vita
  •          3 Letters of reference
  •          Scanned copies of official transcripts from all higher education schools attended
  •          Statement of Purpose/Personal Statement
  •          Repertoire List (Performance majors)
  •          Three original compositions (Composition majors)
  •          GRE scores (Musicology PhD and Masters, Theory PhD)
  •          Writing sample (Musicology, Theory, Organ and Church Music majors)

    International Students
  •          Test of English Proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE)
  •          Financial statement
  •          Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29952 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    29952 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29952 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    13230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13230 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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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.

Funding

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