Artist Diploma ProgramThis program is designed for young artists of exceptional ability and musical sensitivity who plan careers as solo performers. The Artist Diploma Program provides young artists with the opportunity to devote their full time to concentrated study and practice for the duration of their assigned programs.
Entrance RequirementsFollowing the recommendation of the student's major department, a performance audition, consisting of a full-length recital before the Artist Diploma Committee, is required.
Curriculum RequirementsA minimum of 16 units at the 754 level (from MPEM, MPGU, MPKS, MPST, MPVA or MPWP) and four full-length recitals are required. This program typically requires two to three consecutive years of study for completion.
Graduate Certificate Program in PerformanceThis two-year graduate-level program is designed for students who have completed their undergraduate education in music, or its equivalent, and intend to concentrate their energies on the full-time development of their discipline.
Entrance RequirementsA performance audition is required with repertory to be determined by the student's primary department.
Curriculum RequirementsThe requirements for this program consist of 16 units of Graduate Certificate Performance (4 units per semester of MPEM 554, MPGU 554, MPKS 554, MPST 554, MPVA 554, MPWP 554 or MUJZ 554). Graduate Certificate Performance encompasses individual instruction, studio class and two ensembles or the equivalent as appropriate to the discipline.
Graduate Certificate Program in Scoring for Motion Pictures and TelevisionThis one-year program is designed for students who hold the Bachelor of Music in Composition or its equivalent.
Entrance Requirements1. A minimum of five minutes of music the student has composed, recorded on an audio CD. Send a copy, not the master. Music should show fluency in a number of styles, with an emphasis on cinematic and dramatic sensibilities. Large works are preferred. Include a CD contents sheet which lists title, duration and any additional information concerning the music.
2. A score and, where applicable, a sketch for three pieces of music recorded on the CD. Renderings in Finale or Sibelius notation programs are suggested. The preferred score size is 8.5" x 11" paper.
3. If available, a DVD copy or VHS videocassette of a completed project(s).
4. Three letters of recommendation and a personal letter of intent from the applicant.
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