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Vocal Performance, B.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
Students in the Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance degree program at University of Miami have a passion and an evident talent for singing.  Some were soloists in their high school choirs and leads in the musicals, while others attended summer camps and specialized schools and competed in vocal competitions. 
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Overview

Private voice lessons, vocal coaching, diction, and language study are vital components of the degree program. Vocal performance majors also study music theory, music history and literature, opera literature, solo repertoire, and vocal pedagogy, and they present solo recitals in their junior and senior years.  In addition to their musical studies, students choose from a broad selection of classes in the liberal arts to expand their world view and to prepare them to be contributors to society at large. 

Vocal Performance majors at University of Miami have numerous opportunities to expand their knowledge of choral literature and styles in one of our outstanding choral ensembles.  Undergraduate students are frequently cast in principal and supporting roles in Frost Opera Theater productions when appropriate for the student’s vocal and artistic development.

Mission

The mission of the Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance is:

To provide students the highest quality of education available in the areas of vocal performance and musicianship that will provide the foundation for continued academic work and wh

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Composition 
  • Algebra for College Students
  • STEM Cognate
  • People & Society Cognate
  • Advanced Writing and Communication Skills
  • Voice ForumVoice Lesson & Studio Class 

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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