Music, Master | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
12 months
Duration
15676 USD/year
15676 USD/year
8332 USD/year
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About

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers a master's degree in Music.

Overview

The Master of Music (MM) program from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley provides graduate level study in the following options: (1) Performance, which will result in the improvement of students’ musical skills and techniques, as well as knowledge of music literature beyond the scope of undergraduate training; (2) Conducting, which will provide graduate level knowledge in choral, instrumental, and orchestral conducting; and (3) Pedagogy (Music Education), which will provide graduate level knowledge to teach at the elementary, secondary, college, and university levels; and 4) Ethnomusicology, which will provide music students the opportunity for concentrated study with an emphasis on the folk styles, instruments, literature, and music history of Mexico.

Key Features

  • Composition will provide advanced instruction in the creation of original works and will expand the students' theoretical skills in the analysis of music from all time periods. 
  • Conducting concentration provides advanced graduate level study and preparation for musicians interested in pursuing the music conducting profession, with options in choral, orchestral, and wind music conducting. 
  • Ethnomusicology concentration is a flexible program in the history and culture of popular, traditional, and art repertoires with possible research in areas concerning border music, Latin America, the Caribbean, the African Diaspora, and more. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Music
  • Music Theory -20th and 21st Century
  • Music Theory – Counterpoint
  • Music Theory – Composition/Arranging
  • Music Theory – Analysis
  • Music History and Literature – Classical and Romantic
  • Music History and Literature – 20th and 21st Century

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for national students.

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 in the last 60 semester credit hours.
  • Three  letters  of  recommendation  from  professional  or  academic sources.
  • Letter of intent detailing reasons for pursuing the graduate degree.
  • Submission of an essay on professional goals
  • Resume including educational background and work experience.
  • Personal interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    15676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7838 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8332 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4166 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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