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Music - Instrumental Performance, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
North Miami, FL, United States
The Instrumental Performance Specialization (piano, brass, guitar, strings, percussion, or woodwinds) emphasizes study of a primary instrument, with the option of a secondary instrument. 

Overview

Individualized attention by the music faculty, frequent opportunities for formal and informal student performances and forums on and off campus, ensembles, and quality private applied lessons characterize this specialization.

The Music Program is designed to help build musical skill and artistic performance while preparing students for a wide variety of careers in music. A Barry music student will be given…

  • Performance opportunities which begin upon entrance to the university as a freshman, rather than well into the third or fourth year of the Bachelor’s Degree program. These include weekly forums, master classes, musical theatre and opera productions, choral/orchestra concerts, and student showcases.
  • A collaborative atmosphere that encourages student team-learning and supportive group study.
  • Additional Job opportunities resulting from the incorporation of liberal arts courses into the music curriculum.
  • Personal attention that helps develop an intimate student/faculty relationship to best develop skills and improve musical performance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory I
  • Theory II
  • Applied Music
  • Ensemble
  • Theory III
  • Theory IV
  • Hist: Baroque and Classical
  • History: Romantic Music

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • Complete an online undergraduate application by creating a myBarry account. Applying online is highly encouraged because it expedites the admission process.
  • There is no application fee when you apply online.
  • Submit official transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions. Incomplete transcripts must be updated with final official transcripts as soon as all coursework is completed.
  • If applicable, submit final end of schooling testing results, such as the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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