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Vocal Performance

University of Miami

12 months
10000 USD/year
10000 USD/year
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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.


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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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

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  • International

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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