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Vocal Performance

University of Miami

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

Students in the Master of Music in Vocal Performance degree program at University of Miami are serious musicians, and they come to the Frost School of Music to take an important step toward attaining their goals as a vocalist, whether to perform in concert halls or opera houses, or to work as a voice teacher.

Overview

Vocal Performance students at University of Miami, at all levels work tirelessly to develop and maintain an efficient vocal technique and compelling artistry through study with a voice faculty whose members are established master teachers and performers. 

Private voice lessons, vocal coaching, lyric diction, and language study are vital components of the degree programs, as are music theory, music history and literature, opera literature, art song repertoire, and vocal pedagogy. 

Students gain essential stage skills and experience through participation in Frost Opera Theater, which compliments and builds on their work in the voice studio.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Master of Music Degree in Vocal Performance is to:

  • Provide students the highest quality of education available in the areas of vocal performance and musicianship that will provide them the skills required to lead to professional performance careers as classical singers;
  • Stimulate the student's awareness and artistic creativity in the filed of vocal performance;
  • Provide students public performance opportunities in a supportive and encouraging environment;
  • Provide students the writing and research skills needed in order to adequately prepare them for study at the doctoral level;
  • Provide career development opportunities through direct connections with professionals in the field, including directors, conductors, coaches, and other relevant individuals as chosen by the voice faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Vocal Pedagogy
  • Voice Disorders
  • Master's Recital
  • Masters Project
  • 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

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
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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