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Jazz

Summary

Students receive world-class training in jazz arrangement, composition and performing from a dozen faculty musicians, internationally renowned guest artists and a musical community that actively supports live jazz.

Curriculum Requirements

A BMUS in Jazz Composition is a four-year, 125 credit hour emphasis consisting of degree requirements (private lessons, music theory, keyboard, conducting, music history, ensemble, jazz, technology and additional music courses) and the U of U General Education Requirements and Bachelor's Degree Requirements. A senior project is required.

A BMUS in Jazz Performance is a four-year, 127 credit hour emphasis consisting of degree requirements (private lessons, music theory, keyboard, conducting, music history, ensemble, jazz, composition, technology and additional music courses) and the U of U General Education Requirements and Bachelor's Degree Requirements. A senior recital is required.

The MM is a two-year, 35 credit hour program consisting of private lessons, bibliography, music history and literature, advanced music theory, jazz ensembles and other jazz courses. Two master’s recitals are required.

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Last Updated: 8/11/16