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Master of Music Degree

New England Conservatory of Music

Master
24 months
Duration
45100 USD/year
45100 USD/year
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About

Most graduate students at NEC pursue the Master of Music degree (MM). 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.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

The MM is offered in the following majors:
  • Brass: Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba
  • Chamber Music for Piano
  • Choral Conducting
  • Collaborative Piano
  • Composition
  • Contemporary Improvisation
  • Jazz Composition
  • Jazz Performance
  • Musicology
  • Music Theory
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Strings: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Harp, Guitar
  • Wind Ensemble Conducting
  • Woodwinds: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone
  • Vocal Pedagogy
  • Vocal Performance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  Unofficial transcripts
  •  Essay
  •  Artistic Resume
  •  Recommendations
  •  English proficiency documentation 
  •  Application fee
  •  Audition

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45100 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    45100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45100 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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