At Strings - Violin from University of North Carolina School of the Arts, you will be part of a close community of violinists and artists of all disciplines that refines your professional and musical skills and helps you become a dynamic musician in the modern world.
The graduate violin degree program will nurture your passion for your instrument and prepare you for a life as a professional musician. As a graduate student, you will participate in all departmental juries and perform two recitals, one in Year One and a second in Year Two. In addition to private lessons and master classes, you will also take Career Strategies courses that strengthen skills needed in the professional world, like those for auditions, entrepreneurship, recording and portfolio preparation.
Graduates of the UNCSA string program perform in the New York Philharmonic, the National Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Dresden Philharmonic and the Orchestra of St. Luke's. They serve as associate concertmaster of the Cincinnati Symphony, assistant principal cellist of the Baltimore Symphony and as concertmaster of regional orchestras in Tulsa, OK, Fayetteville, AR, and Chattanooga, TN. They perform in the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, the Miami String Quartet, the Sofia String Quartet from Bulgaria, the Grammy-nominated Radamés Gnattali Quartetfrom Brazil and have performed throughout the world as members of the Miró Quartet and the Melos Quartet.
- Career Strategies: Auditions
- Career Strategies: Recording
- Symphonic Repertoire: Violin
- Large Ensemble or Chamber Ensemble
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesMusic Musicology Music Composition View 170 other Masters in Music Composition in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A completed application signed by the applicant, along with the nonrefundable application fee.
- Two letters of recommendation, preferably one from an arts instructor and one from an academic instructor.
- Official transcript(s) or previous college work. The documents must bear the school seal or signature of a school
- A resume
- Artistic statement
- Required application documents, as needed by conservatory
International23899 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23899 USD per year during 24 months.
National23899 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23899 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State9196 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9196 USD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Winston-Salem
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