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Studio Jazz Writing

University of Miami

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
10000 USD/year
10000 USD/year
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About

The mission of the Master of Music program in Studio Jazz Writing from University of Miami is to provide students with opportunities for advanced study in jazz and studio arranging, composition and orchestration. 

Overview

The overriding goal is to help students develop a high-level skill set that will enable him or her to pursue a career as a professional arranger/composer, orchestrator, film and media composer and educator. Students in the Studio Jazz Writing program from University of Miami encounter a creative, challenging and nurturing educational experience that respects tradition, reflects current professional trends, fosters innovation and stimulates growth among students and faculty alike.

Studio/Jazz Writing is a unique and intense two-year course of study that includes writing for large and small jazz ensembles, symphonic orchestra, large and small jazz vocal ensembles and writing for film and media. In addition, studio/jazz writing majors learn “hands on” how to run a recording studio.

Mission

The mission of the Master of Music program in Studio Jazz Writing is to prepare composers/arrangers to enter the music profession. We aim to develop student jazz writing skills beyond those developed during the Bachelor's degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Jazz Composition Seminar
  • Advanced Modern Arranging
  • Advanced Orchestration
  • Introduction to Midi Sequencing and Digital Workstations
  • Jazz Writing Ensemble
  • Master's Jazz Writing Project
  • Audio Technology for Musicians
  • Entrepreneurship for Musicians
  • Film Scoring 
  • Composition Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

34 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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts – an official transcript from ALL post-secondary schools attended, regardless of if a degree was granted or not, must be sent directly to the Frost School of Music from the issuing institution in order to be considered official
  • Three letters of recommendation - sent through CollegeNet as part of application submission. These do not need to be sent separately
  • Resume - attached to the application at the time of submission. This does not need to be sent separately
  • GRE Score 
  • TOEFL/IELTS Score
  • Teaching/Conducting Sample
  • Writing Sample
  • Prescreening/Audition/Interview
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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