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Keyboard Performance

University of Miami

Master
12 months
Duration
10000 USD/year
10000 USD/year
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About

Candidates for the Master of Music in Keyboard Performance (M.M.) at University of Miami must possess excellent pianistic skills, musicality, and artistic curiosity.

Overview

Invited candidates are strongly advised to audition in person in order to receive the best consideration for Teaching Assistantship awards. Following the live audition, every MM candidate must attend an interview with members of the performance faculty.

The curriculum encompasses many of the important components necessary for a career in the music profession; whether in performance, academia, or both. The Frost School of Music prides itself in being an institution that honors the traditional values of learning while incorporating the necessary curricular requirements that present-day performers and teachers must have, and that will prepare students for further study at the doctoral level. 

The faculty of the Keyboard Performance department at University of Miami is composed of world-class artists/teachers who are dedicated to the principle that the individuality and talent of every student must be recognized, respected, and nurtured, for these qualities form the essence of successful careers in music.

Mission

The mission of the Master of Music degree in Keyboard Performance is to:

  • Provide students the highest quality of education available in the areas of piano performance and musicianship that will provide the foundation for continued academic work, and which could also lead toward a professional performance career as a classical pianist.
  • To stimulate the student's awareness and artistic creativity in the field of piano performance
  • To provide students public performance performance opportunities in a supportive and encouraging environment
  • To provide students performance skills necessary for graduate degree auditions and national/international piano competitions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Keyboard Pedagogy
  • Intermediate to Advanced Repertoire
  • Keyboard Pedagogy: Keyboard Pedagogy Diagnostics
  • Keyboard Pedagogy: Practice Strategies
  • The Teaching Artist
  • Arts Leadership

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
Required

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.
80
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).
6.5

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 
  • TOEFL/IELTS 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.

Funding

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