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Music - Performance

Southern Oregon University

24 months
7116 USD/year
7116 USD/year
5892 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Music - Performance from Southern Oregon University aims to prepare students with advanced skills in performance. 


At Music - Performance from Southern Oregon University students will develop their technique, expand their repertoire, and acquire teaching and performance experience unique to graduate study. Students will benefit from both practical and academic study.


  • Accompanist
  • Audio Production, Editing
  • Band Director
  • Composer
  • Conductor
  • Event Production, Management
  • Film Scoring
  • Instrument Builder, Designer
  • Media Development
  • Music Critic, Reviewer
  • Music Editing Engineer
  • Music Teacher
  • Musical Theatre
  • Orchestral Musician
  • Performer
  • Radio Programming, Management
  • Sound Technician
  • Vocal Coaching

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Form and Analysis 
  • Orchestration 
  • Counterpoint 
  • Composition Survey 
  • Jazz Theory 
  • Theory in Performance 
  • Applied Music
  • Chamber Ensemble 
  • Jazz Ensemble 
  • Cascade Clarinet Consort 
  • Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra 
  • SOU Percussion Ensemble 
  • Chamber Choir
  • Wind Ensemble 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Auditions: A DVD recording, website link, or live audition is acceptable. The purpose of the entrance audition is to demonstrate musical achievements and potential. 
  • Letters of Recommendation: Three letters of recommendation are required. The purpose of these letters is to document musical achievements and potential. 
  • Repertoire List: A repertoire list of significant solo and ensemble works is required.
  • A resume is required.
  • Submit official transcripts from your prior universities, including an English-language version.
  • Send a copy of your university diploma.
  • Submit official English Proficiency exam results or attend the Intensive English Program.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) Minimum Criteria: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester credits of undergraduate coursework)
  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree from an accredited college or university

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3558 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    7116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3558 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2946 USD per semester during 24 months.


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