Multiple Woodwinds

University of Miami

12 months
10000 USD/year
10000 USD/year
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The Multiple Woodwinds program at University of Miami is tailored to meet the needs and interests of students – like you – who aspire to performance careers. 


Graduates of this Multiple Woodwinds program at University of Miami often pursue careers as symphony musicians, university professors, concert soloists, or band or orchestra conductors. 

Many graduates pursue advanced study and graduate degrees for further career preparation.As an instrumental performance major, you will focus on developing and honing your performance skills on a selected brass, percussion, string, or woodwind instrument with assistance from faculty who have distinguished themselves as outstanding teachers and performing musicians. 

While the curriculum emphasizes development of tone and musicianship, as well as technical mastery of the instrument, it also includes music theory, music history and literature, orchestral literature and teaching methods. In addition, you will develop expertise in contemporary literature and chamber music performance. 

Facts about Frost:

  • UM's Conservatory of Music was founded in October 1926 by Bertha M. Foster, who became our first music dean. 
  • We were given our name in 2003 in honor of a landmark naming gift by Dr. Phillip and Patricia Frost, ardent supporters of the arts in Miami.
  • We're the first major university to develop a student-run, award-winning label called ‘Cane Records and a publishing company titled Category Five. 
  • Some notable Frost alumni who have graduated include Raquel Sofia, Bruce Hornsby, Will Lee, Carmen Lundy, Jon Secada, Lari White, Ed Toth, Patti Scialfa, Joel McNeely, and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Master's Recital
  • Recital Program Notes Preparation
  • Recital Paper Preparation
  • Master's Recital Paper
  • Master's Second Recital
  • Music Bibliography
  • Analytical Techniques

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




31 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts – an official transcript from ALL post-secondary schools attended, regardless of if a degree was granted or not, must be sent directly to the Frost School of Music from the issuing institution in order to be considered official
  • Three letters of recommendation - sent through CollegeNet as part of application submission. These do not need to be sent separately
  • Resume - attached to the application at the time of submission. This does not need to be sent separately
  • GRE Score 
  • Teaching/Conducting Sample
  • Writing Sample
  • Prescreening/Audition/Interview
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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Multiple Woodwinds
University of Miami