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Instrumental Performance (MIP), B.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) , FL,
The Department of Instrumental Performance offers a bachelor of music performance degree and a performer's certificate in 17 traditional instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, percussion, violin, viola, violoncello, double bass, guitar, and harp.


The purpose of the Bachelor of Music in Performance Degree is to

  • Provide the highest quality of education possible in the areas of musicianship that will lead toward a professional performance career or graduate study as a classical artist.
  • To provide performance opportunities that integrate the skills learned in music and other classes and to foster creativity and research.
  • To provide audition skills and repertoire as well as the skills for building and managing the non-performance aspects of a professional career.
Educational Objectives
  • Students will develop musicianship skills and technique that will lead toward a professional career as a solo classical performer or graduate study.
  • Students will be able to sight-read and prepare musical performances without assistance.
  • Students will develop musicianship skills and technique for working within an ensemble leading towards a professional career or graduate study as a classical performer. Ensemble requirements will vary by applied area.
  • Students will develop skills for fostering a professional career or graduate study as a classical performer.
  • Students will have a broad knowledge of music literature in their applied area as well as an understanding of stylistic and theoretical principles of the various musical and historical periods.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    121 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses incude:

  • Oboe
  • Brass Forum
  • Class Guitar for Non-Music Majors
  • Class Guitar for Jazz Majors
  • Afro-Caribbean Hand Drumming
  • Percussion Contemporary Chamber Music
  • Trombone Choir

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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            General Requirements

            • Complete the online application
            • Official Transcripts
            • Send official Test Scores: Test scores will only be accepted if they are submitted directly from the testing agency
            • Complete the School Report
            • Letter or Recommendation
            • Conduct updates, if applicable
            • Special Programs may ask for additional requirements like a portfolio or/and schedule and audition
            • If applicable, submit your financial aid documents
            • For international students only: Submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              66274 USD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 66274 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
            • National

              66274 USD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 66274 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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            Living costs for Miami

            • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
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