The Master of Music in Orchestral Instruments is offered through the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, which seeks to educate, engage, and energize its student body in a dynamic program that integrates classroom learning with real world performance, research, and teaching.

Requirements

  • A graduation recital of approximately 70 minutes duration.
  • The student will also register for and publicly perform a concerto and a major chamber work.

Prerequisites

  • A bachelor's degree with a major in music from an accredited institution.
  • Submission of an application, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation.
  • At least a B average in all undergraduate music courses.
  • A 10-­minute demonstration of performance proficiency with classical repertoire in contrasting styles in the applicant's major medium, either by personal audition or recording.
  • Students whose first language is not English must submit TOEFL results of 80 or higher (iBT test), (for paper­based test: 550 or higher; for computer­based test: 213 or higher), to be considered for admission. For the iBT test, at least 20 out of 30 in each of the subcategories is required.
  • Music Theory Placement Examination and Music History Placement Examination