This is a two-year program of immersive training in performance, composition, or research, supplemented by graduate-level academic courses in musicology and music theory, repertoire classes, and electives drawn from across NEC disciplines. NEC graduate students also participate in frequent masterclasses with musical luminaries.
The prerequisite for entry into the MM is a bachelor's degree or equivalent. The MM then serves as the qualifying degree for entry into most doctoral degree programs.
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureThe MM is offered in the following majors:
- Brass: Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba
- Chamber Music for Piano
- Choral Conducting
- Collaborative Piano
- Contemporary Improvisation
- Jazz Composition
- Jazz Performance
- Music Theory
- Strings: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Harp, Guitar
- Wind Ensemble Conducting
- Woodwinds: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone
- Vocal Pedagogy
- Vocal Performance
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed
DisciplinesMusic View 993 other Masters in Music in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Unofficial transcripts
- Artistic Resume
- English proficiency documentation
- Application fee
International45100 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 45100 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National45100 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 45100 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.