Suzuki Pedagogy

University of Denver

24 months
37629 USD/year
37629 USD/year
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The master of music in Suzuki Pedagogy from the University of Denver, offered for violin and cello, is a performance degree combined with a Suzuki certification.


The Suzuki Method is a teaching system that has become a powerful and positive force in music education, and the Lamont School of Music is one of the few schools in the nation to offer certification paired with a graduate degree in music. In maintaining high performance standards, the program is tailored to the 21st-century professional artist-teacher.

Key Features 

  • The 55-credit master of music in Suzuki Pedagogy at the University of Denver has emphases available in violin and cello. 
  • The program includes lessons, ensembles, and coursework in pedagogy, music theory, and musicology. 

Programme Structure

In addition, students must complete these non-coursework requirements:

  • One full-length performance recital
  • Final teaching demonstration
  • Final oral comprehensive exam
  • Demonstration of graduate-level proficiency in musicology and music theory proficiency exams
  • Convocation attendance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




55 alternative credits


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.

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

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Earned a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale in previous undergraduate work or a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale for the last 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits (approximately two years of work) for the baccalaureate degree.
  • An earned master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution supersedes the minimum standards for the baccalaureate.
  • English Proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37629 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37629 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    37629 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37629 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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