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Music - Guitar

Florida International University

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Music - Guitar program from Florida International University offers students a wide range of opportunities to develop necessary skills on their way to become high-level professional musicians.

Overview

The guitar forums provide students an opportunity to perform newly learned solo and chamber music. Lectures are also given during this time on various topics, such as technique, interpretation, practice methods, memorization, amplification, recording, competitions, and career planning. The FIUMGO aims to help guitarists develop ensemble skills, improve reading skills, experience working with a conductor, and perform a wide range of repertoire within a large group in the on-campus and off-campus concert venues, including the Miami International GuitART Festival.

Graduate students of the MM in Music - Guitar program from Florida International University present two 60-minute recitals and write extended program notes for the second recital. 

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

The Guitar Literature class is designed as a study of the history and literature for the guitar from the Renaissance to modern times, helping students learn concepts and techniques for transcribing music from French, Italian, and German tablatures into modern notation, historical performance practices, significant guitar composers and their contributions to the art of the instrument, which are studied through books, handouts, recordings, and class discussions.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Organized auditions are held three times per year, but can be scheduled at other times throughout the year upon request.

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
80
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

  • Upload your biography with detailed background in music and guitar including the following information: when did you study, where have you studied and with whom, how long have you studied, what kind of guitar(s), what musical style(s), work experience, awards (if any), and a chronological list of concerts and festivals in which you have performed.
  • Upload a list of repertoire you have worked on and indicate works performed in concert (both solo and ensemble).
  • Upload a video(s) of your playing (either from a live concert performance or studio/home recording). If you have a video of your performance available online, then provide a url link.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9015 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9015 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4101 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Music - Guitar
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Florida International University

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