- The Master of Music degree 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 New England Conservatory of Music 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.
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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
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DisciplinesMusic View 948 other Masters in Music in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Online Application
- Unofficial transcripts
- Artistic Resume
- English proficiency documentation
- Application fee
International51440 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 51440 USD per year during 24 months.
National51440 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 51440 USD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Boston
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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