Graduate

Master Music (MM)

The Master of Music (MM) program provides graduate level study in the following options: (1) Performance, which will result in the improvement of students’ musical skills and techniques, as well as knowledge of music literature beyond the scope of undergraduate training; (2) Conducting, which will provide graduate level knowledge in choral, instrumental, and orchestral conducting; and (3) Pedagogy (Music Education), which will provide graduate level knowledge to teach at the elementary, secondary, college, and university levels; and 4) Ethnomusicology, a flexible program in the history and culture of popular, traditional, and art repertoires with possible concentrations in border music, Latin America, the Caribbean, the African Diaspora, and more.

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MM - Master of Music- Performance

Advanced applied study in an area of specialization combined with music history, theory, and pedagogy beyond the scope of the undergraduate curriculum.

MM - Master of Music- Conducting

This program will provide graduate level knowledge in choral, instrumental, and orchestral conducting.

MM-Master of Music- Music Education

This program will provide graduate level knowledge to teach at the elementary, secondary, college, and university levels.

MM - Master of Music- Ethnomusicology

Flexible program in the history and culture of popular, traditional, and art repertoires with possible concentrations in border music, Latin America, the Caribbean, the African Diaspora, and more.


Handbook

School of Music Graduate Handbook


Graduate Music Theory Diagnostic Exam Study Materials

UTRGV Graduate Theory Key

UTRGV Graduate theory Sample


Graduate Music History Diagnostic Exam Study Materials

Study Guide - Baroque
Study Guide - Early 19th
Study Guide - Late 19th
Study Guide - 20th Century
Study Guide - Renaissance
Study Guide - Enlightenment
Study Guide - Middle Ages

Program Contact Information

Program Director: Dr. Cynthia Cripps
Phone: (956) 665-3474
Office: Edinburg Campus, EPACB 2116
Email: cynthia.cripps@utrgv.edu