The Department of Musicology in the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami invites applications to its master’s program in musicology. Successful applicants are eligible to receive teaching assistantships, which provide tuition remission, an annual stipend, and valuable experience as researchers, guest lecturers, and graders.
No GRE required.
The application deadline is December 1, 2019.
The Department of Musicology takes a broad view of music-centered research and aims to equip students to become leading researchers and teachers in a variety of academic and/or public sector settings. Reflecting Miami’s geographical location and cultural identities, the department’s strengths include musics of the Americas (including the Caribbean) and Europe, the interplay of local and global musical sounds and repertories, and interdisciplinary approaches to musicological research. Our research and teaching explore how making, distributing, and experiencing music reflect and shape individual and group identities and values. Our program overview, course offerings, and degree requirements may be examined in further detail via the Musicology Department website: https://musicology.frost.miami.edu/about/index.html
Students seeking the degree of Master of Music in Musicology enjoy a balanced curriculum of study in music literature and analysis, ethnomusicology, critical theory, and research methods, along with opportunities to develop skills in music performance, composition, and pedagogy. Coursework in the program is designed to enable students to acquire in-depth knowledge of music history and culture and to develop students’ abilities to write and talk effectively about relevant issues within musicology and related disciplines. Graduate students work closely with the Frost School’s renowned faculty of musicologists and ethnomusicologists, exploring the rich variety of music history and culture.
For further information, please contact Department of Musicology Chair, david.ake -at- miami.edu