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Choral Conducting

University of Miami

12 months
10000 USD/year
10000 USD/year
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Candidates for the Master of Music in Choral Conducting at the University of Miami Frost School of Music must possess and demonstrate a gift of musical leadership based upon experience with choral ensembles and a solid foundation of training.


Key facts

Admission requirements include a baccalaureate degree in music, and practical experience in choral conducting through church, school, or community ensembles is preferred. Enrollment in this major is only by special permission via application and audition. Please find links regarding the curriculum, how to apply, and the application requirements below.


The mission of the Masters of Music in Choral Conducting at the University of Miami is to:

  • provide a music performance-based education and to train conductors to further develop the necessary skills and techniques to be competitive with other conductors in graduate school or the professional field; 
  • to provide a platform of learning that includes excellence in performance, creativity, artistry, and scholarship; and 
  • to foster a sense of community involvement in the arts and the greater musical world. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Choral Score Study
  • Vocal Pedagogy
  • Choral Conducting: Major Work Emphasis
  • Choral Conducting Workshop: Smaller Choral Works
  • Recital Paper Preparation
  • Master's Recital
  • Master's Recital Paper
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Choral Literature 
  • Vocal Methods and Materials in Music Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

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 - Please click here for more specific GRE information
  • TOEFL/IELTS Score - Please click here for more specific TOEFL/IELTS information
  • Teaching/Conducting Sample
  • Writing Sample
  • Prescreening/Audition/Interview
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

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    10000 USD/year
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  • National

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 USD per year during 12 months.

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1508 - 2603 USD /month
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