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Music, Composition Concentration

Montclair State University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
1030 USD/credit
1030 USD/credit
713 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The John J. Cali School of Music offers a curriculum blending a liberal arts education with the intense musical instruction of a conservatory.

Overview

Students specialize in the areas of performance, jazz, music education, composition, and music therapy, and learn from world-class faculty, including the Shanghai Quartet. Students perform in the elegant Leshowitz Recital Hall, practice on Steinway pianos, and have access to the unique Harry Partch Instrumentarium for the study of microtonal music. The School presents over 200 performances and masterclasses each year by students, faculty, and guest artists. Students perform off-campus and on tour in the U.S. and abroad, and may study abroad through international exchange programs in several countries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Music I
  • Applied Music II
  • Applied Music III
  • Applied Music IV
  • Musical Style and Analysis
  • Music Systems of Analysis and Composition
  • Private Study in Composition I
  • Private Study in Composition II
  • Seminar in Historical Research
  • Independent Study in Theory/Composition
  • Selected Topic in Music I
  • Selected Topics in Music II
  • Selected Problems in Music History and Analysis
  • Performance Practice in the Baroque Era
  • Performance Practice in the Classical Era
  • Music Since 1960
  • Development of the Opera I
  • Development of the Opera II.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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.
83
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

  • Complete the online application.
  • Send your $60 non-refundable application fee. 
  • Official transcripts are required from every college or university you have attended – they need to be in their original sealed envelopes. 
  • GRE scores
  • Applicants with a non-US degree: In lieu of a transcript, please submit a course-by-course evaluation along with U.S. degree equivalency information of your coursework from any member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or by Educated Choices.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    713 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 713 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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