You’ll perform weekly at landmark music venues, study one-on-one with our internationally acclaimed faculty, be mentored in entrepreneurship, and build a professional career in the modern jazz industry.
As a graduate student in the Jazz Studies degree from New York University, you'll build technical instrumental skills, learn how to fluently speak the language of jazz, and develop your own individual musical voice and expression. You'll have intensive rehearsal and performance opportunities, both on and off campus, through our 40+ jazz ensembles; through interaction with our Film Scoring, Music Technology, and Music Business programs; and at some of the world's greatest jazz venues, like Birdland and the Blue Note. Our faculty regularly call on graduate students as substitutes and even permanent members of professional ensembles throughout New York City.
Careers and Outcomes
You will achieve a level of performance excellence that makes it possible for you to enter the professional field of jazz performance. You’ll demonstrate and apply entrepreneurial skills essential to the real and varied world of the music profession. Whatever the career path you envision, whether a performer, teacher, researcher, or administrator, our artist-faculty will work closely with you to provide the expertise and opportunities necessary to realize your goals.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Private Wind/Percussion
- Private String
- Private Piano
- Private Voice
- The Roots of Jazz: An Original American Art Form
- Seminar in Theory
- Music Reference and Research Materials
- Psychology of Music
- Psychology of Music Education
- Jazz Arranging: Process and Analysis
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesMusic View 975 other Masters in Music in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Statement of Purpose
- Letters of Recommendation
- Proficiency in English
- Audition Materials - You must submit an online audition video recording in the Portfolio section of your online application with the required repertoire: four selections of your choice that demonstrate the breadth and range of your work and a command of the jazz language. There are no live, on-campus graduate auditions.
International21540 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
National21540 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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