The Master of Music curriculum focuses on studio and ensemble work, supplemented by academic course requirements in musicology and music theory, as well as electives. Additional study is provided through frequent masterclasses, guest artists, and repertoire classes.

Jazz Studies (Composition) - Master of Music
credits
Studio
JS 500 or as assigned by department
16
Jazz Studies
Six credits from: JS 548T, 556T, 570, 579T, 580T, 581T
6
Graduate Jazz Theory and Ear Training2
Musicology 2
Theoretical Studies or Composition
 2
Electives12
Portfolio Review2
Total Credits42
Additional Requirements:
1) Students who place out of JS 511 will have 14 elective credits
2) Promotional at the end of the first year (JS 593)

 

Jazz Studies (Performance) - Master of Music
credits
Studio
JS 500 or as assigned by department
16
Jazz Ensemble4
Jazz Studies
Six credits from: JS 548T, 555T, 556T, 570, 579T, 580T, 581T
6
Graduate Jazz Theory and Ear Training2
Musicology 2
Jazz Composition for Performers (JS 526) or
Jazz Composition and Arranging I (JS 573T)
2
Electives8
Recital2
Total Credits42
Additional Requirements:
1) Students who place out of this course will have 10 elective credits
2) Large Jazz Ensemble may also be required
3) Promotional at the end of the first year (JS 595)

2012-08-06


I REMAIN TRUE TO MY STARTING PRINCIPLE. TO WRITE SOLELY AS I MYSELF THINK BEST. FELIX MENDELSSOHN