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Music Performance, B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Only the students who show the most artistic and musical promise will be admitted to the music performance program. The music performance major is a select major and is restricted to the following instruments: organ, piano, voice. 

Only the best students who are single-mindedly resolute to become a professional musician should audition for this major.

All music performance majors are required to demonstrate piano proficiency before graduation. In addition, all music performance majors are expected to participate in an ensemble each semester.What Can I Do With a Major in Music Performance at the Saint Vincent College? Students obtaining a degree in music performance are prepared for a career as a professional artist in their instrument of study. Those who desire to advance in their field are encouraged to continue their musical training by pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree.

Internships and Careers in Music Performance

Students who complete the Music Performance program may be employed or continue their education as:

  • Music organization managers
  • Church musicians
  • Private music teachers
  • Music performers and directors
  • Retail music
  • Recording studios and other music-related fields
  • Graduate school students

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission deadline.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Music History and Literature: Baroque and Classical Periods 
  • Music History and Literature: Romantic and Contemporary Periods 
  • Fundamentals of Music Theory 
  • Sight Singing, Ear Training and Solfeggio
  • Harmony 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete Application for Admission.
  • Complete Supplemental Application (also under Tools section)
  • Submit original or certified copies of the original and official academic record, transcript or examination results for the completion of secondary education. Official documents not issued in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
  • Submit the application fee of $25 or waiver form.
  • Submit an official result of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Test System (IELTS). TOEFL score of 79 on the IBT and 6.5 on the IELTS or higher is required for applicants.
  • The SAT is NOT required.
  • Writing sample or essay.
  • Scanned copy of passport photo page.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    35520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Latrobe

  • 1000 - 1500 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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