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Global and Contemporary Jazz Studies, M.Mus.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Applicants for this MM program must have completed a BA in Music from an accredited institution, or a non-music Bachelor's degree with comparable musical experience. Applicants must pass an audition at the time of application, demonstrating proficiency on their instrument/voice and familiarity with jazz idioms. General matriculation and admission requirements of the Division of Graduate Studies are in the section "Admission" of the Graduate Bulletin. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Performance I
  • Fundamentals of Jazz Theory
  • History of Jazz II

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    35 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    94

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • - Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.
  • - Two letters of recommendation 
  • - Resume (education, work and performance experience) 
  • - Sample performance audio/video recording (optional) 
  • - Audition and Interview with Department 
  • - 500 word biographical statement on your reasons for pursuing this program and your professional goals

Tuition Fee

  • National

    10450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5225 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Non Residents : 805 $ per credit 

Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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