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Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy, M.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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The Master of Music degree in Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy incorporates the elements of the Master of Music degree in Performance program, with coursework that develops advanced competencies in Shinichi Suzuki's pedagogical approach.

About

The Suzuki method's pedagogical approach combines the exploration and application of Suzuki's philosophies with comprehensive knowledge of supplemental scales, arpeggios, études and works from the standard repertoire.

The Pedagogy curriculum promotes the exploration and application of Suzuki philosophies, which encourage utilizing the Suzuki method to demonstrate principles of playing and teaching violin, viola, and cello.

An in-depth study and performance of the Suzuki Violin/Cello school repertoire is required of all CIM Suzuki Pedagogy students, including a comprehensive knowledge of supplemental scales, arpeggios, études and works from the standard repertoire.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Baroque and Classical Music 
  • Nineteenth-Century Music 
  • World Music 
  • Twentieth-Century Music 
  • Introduction to Music Studies 
  • Basic Conducting & Lab 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Transcripts with grading scales
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Dma applicants only: academic writing sample

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    40000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40000 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Cleveland

  • 980 - 1620 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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