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Instrumental Performance, B.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
The Department of Instrumental Performance at University of Miami 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.
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Overview

The purpose of the Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance at University of Miami 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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the Common Application. Upon submitting, you will be asked to pay a $70 nonrefundable application fee.
  • If you have attended a secondary school outside of the United States, you must submit your official secondary school documents (transcripts, mark sheets, certificates, examination results, etc.)
  • We require you to submit two letters of recommendation: one from a high school guidance counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • The University of Miami is need-aware for first-year international undergraduate applicants. This means that, for a portion of international applicants, the Admission Committee will consider that student’s ability to pay tuition without the need for financial aid. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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