Church Music, Master | Samford University | Homewood, United States
12 months
Duration
924 USD/credit 28644 USD/year
924 USD/credit 28644 USD/year
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About

The master of music in Church Music (M.M.) from Samford University is designed to prepare individuals for ministry through music in the local church.

Overview

The Church Music degree program from Samford University includes academic and professional coursework in music, church music, and a concentration in either conducting,  performance or thesis. The degree concludes with an oral comprehensive examination.

Audition Expectations

In addition to the standard application material, Church Music applicants must submit the following materials according to the concentration in which they intend to apply:

  • Conducting: ten to fifteen-minute video recording of the student conducting a rehearsal or performance.
  • Performance: repertoire list indicating literature performed in the applied performance area (keyboard, voice, instrumental).
  • Thesis: writing sample of a research paper no fewer than ten pages in length.
  • On Site Church Music Audition Requirements

Church Music with Conducting Concentration

  • On-site conducting of a choral piece selected by conducting and church music faculty.
  • Sight reading melodies and rhythms.
  • Performance of two pieces of contrasting style in student’s designated performance area (keyboard, voice, instrumental).
  • Interview with Church Music faculty.

Church Music with Performance Concentration

  • Prepared performance of 15 minutes in length of pieces in a contrasting style in student’s applied area (keyboard, voice, instrumental).
  • Interview with Church Music faculty.

Church Music with Thesis Concentration

  • Performance of two pieces of contrasting style in student’s designated performance area (keyboard, voice, instrumental).
  • Interview with Church Music faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Music Ministry on the Lord’s Day
  • Singing the Faith
  • Music as Theological Expression
  • Worship Arts in the Church
  • Research in Music
  • Analytical Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

31 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply for admission to the university and declare a major housed within the Division of Music on your application.
  • Submit the Music Application through your Samford-specific “Application Status Page.”
  • Attend your audition and interview date. Live, in-person auditions are preferable. If you are unable to audition live, please contact Katie Overturf for virtual audition options.
  • Completing the application process for the majors and concentrations below have additional requirements. Make sure to submit all materials prompted in the music application accessed through your “Application Status Page.”

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 924 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28644 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 924 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Homewood

850 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Financing

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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