Master of Music in Jazz Studies
This program is designed for accomplished jazz musicians who intend to pursue careers as performers or teachers in the field of jazz.
- An audition is required prior to admission. An audition in person is preferable, but if this is not possible a recording may be uploaded to the online application to the College of Music. The applicant will be expected to demonstrate the ability to improvise on a variety of tune-types and display a well-developed instrumental ability.
- Applicants should have completed a bachelor’s degree in music from an accredited institution with course work equivalent to that in bachelor’s degrees conferred by the University of Tennessee.
- Diagnostic examinations in music theory and musicology must be taken by all entering students before registering for courses. If deficiencies are determined, specific courses may be recommended or required.
|Music Bibliography||MUSC 510||3|
|Music Theory Elective||MUTH 500-level||3|
|Musicology Elective||MUCO 500-level||3|
|Applied Music||MUPF 500-level||2-0|
|Seminar in Jazz||MUJZ 520||3|
|Ensemble (Jazz)||MUEN 500-level||4|
|Technology – 3 hours chosen from:|
|Computer Music Transcription|
Scoring for Film and Media
Virtual Audio Modeling
|Graduate Recital||MUSC 501||2|
*Ensemble hours may not be counted as Music Electives.
Students are required to enroll in lessons concurrently with Mus Gen 501 Graduate Recital.
- Graduate Recital.
- Comprehensive written and oral examinations.
Remember, consult the University Graduate School’s website for deadline dates and other important information.