Wind and percussion students are offered a dynamic curriculum that includes studying with an outstanding artist-faculty, renowned for their work as award-winning soloists and as principal players in the regional orchestras of South Florida and beyond.
Guest artists and artist-in-residence programs continually expose students of the Instrumental Performance - Wind, Brass and Percussion Studios program at Florida International University to an extensive array of significant musicians, thus broadening their musical network and expertise.
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).
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- Applied Instruction
- Chamber Music
- Master’s Recital
- Analytical Techniques
- Symphonic Literature
- Wind Literature
- Graduate Music Electives
- Special Topics in Music History
- Music Bibliography
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesMusic Music Performance View 1062 other Masters in Music in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
All prospective students must submit a high quality video or audio recording, five to seven minutes in length, of the items listed below in audition information.
- All major scales- ascending and descending
- Chromatic scale for the playing range of instrument
- Two excerpts/etudes of contrasting style of your choice
Requirements for Percussion Students
Mallets: Xylophone, Vibraphone and Marimba will be provided
- All major scales and arpeggios- ascending and descending
- One excerpt/etude using two mallets of your choice
- One excerpt/etude using four mallets of your choice
Snare Drum: Snare Drum will be provided upon request
- One etude of your choice
Timpani: Timpani will be provided
- Two excepts/etudes of contrasting style
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International18030 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 24 months.
National18030 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State8202 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 24 months.
Living costs for West Miami
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.