Music — Jazz Studies: MMus

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

Music: Jazz Studies


PROGRAM LEVEL

Master of Music (MMus)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

School of Music and Dance



ADMISSIONS INFORMATION


FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: December 10


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

1.7 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The School of Music and Dance’s renowned program in jazz studies is one of the most exciting new jazz programs in the country, and boasts outstanding performing ensembles including three big bands, a jazz guitar ensemble, a Latin jazz ensemble, and multiple combinations.

The comprehensive curriculum includes courses in:

  • Theory
  • Performance practice
  • Improvisation
  • Piano
  • Repertoire study
  • Arranging and composition
  • History
  • Pedagogy
  • Program planning and development
  • Studio instruction 

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. This program has two separate applications, the University of Oregon application and a department application. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Live audition
  • Portfolio
  • Preliminary audition recording
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample

Optional

  • Recent concert or recital programs
  • Repertoire list

Not Required

  • GMAT or GRE

Apply Through Department