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Vocal Performance, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Supported by a community of faculty, staff, and colleagues, singers expand their horizons as scholar-artists through private lessons, weekly performance opportunities, master classes, and the study of ensemble literature.

Program Overview

Courses in singing are designed to teach students how to perform healthfully, beautifully, and musically with their vocal instrument in the western musical art tradition. Throughout the semester singers in the Department perform numerous pieces from memory and in the style appropriate to the literature studied. 

Each component of the Vocal Performance curriculum at University of Maryland Baltimore County aims to expose students to the many genres of sung art from the classical music tradition: folk song, Italian monody, British lute song, German lied, French mélodie, and opera aria, as well as solo excerpts from the operetta, oratorio, mass, and cantatas repertoire.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conducting
  • General Music Methods
  • String Methods
  • Arts in Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    95

    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:

    7

    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

  • A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
  • Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
  • A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
  • All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4352 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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