24 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Conducting - Choral program at Florida International University School of Music is constructed to prepare the successful candidate for a myriad of conducting possibilities.

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The School of Music at Florida International University offers a Master of Music degree with a concentration in conducting in the following areas: choral, orchestral, and wind.

The Conducting - Choral program provides an education in the arts enabling FIU’s conductors and musicians to assume leadership roles as professional conductors, performers and educators and to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century with flexibility and ingenuity. The successes of graduates of FIU’s conducting programs are attested to by the numerous alumni working internationally as conductors, educators, and scholars. Here, you will have significant podium time in rehearsals and performances.

Vision and Mission

The Florida International University School of Music serves over 300 music majors from eighteen countries with twenty-two full-time faculty and thirty adjunct faculty members. FIU offers the Bachelor of Music degree with concentrations in string, vocal, wind, brass, percussion, and keyboard performance; composition; jazz performance; music technology; and Music Education. Graduate programs include the Master of Music in composition, conducting, jazz, music technology, and performance. FIU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Choral Conducting
  • Master’s Recital
  • Analytical Techniques 
  • Choral Literature
  • Special Topics in Music History
  • Music Bibliography
  • Graduate Vocal Pedagogy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Application deadlines: 2 weeks before auditions
  • Auditions held 3 times per year (November, February, March) but can be scheduled at other times upon request


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A video or online link 15-20 minutes long with the candidate conducting a choir. The video must include rehearsal footage. Performance footage is encouraged, but not required.
  • Copy of transcript(s)
  • Provide names and emails of two people who you would like to submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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