The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

School of Music College of Fine Arts

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, which will provide music students the opportunity for concentrated study with an emphasis on the folk styles, instruments, literature, and music history of Mexico.

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MM - Master of Music- Performance

This program will result in the improvement of students’ musical skills and techniques, as well as knowledge of music literature beyond the scope of undergraduate training.

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

This program will provide music students the opportunity for concentrated study with an emphasis on the folk styles, instruments, literature, and music history of Mexico.


Program Contact Information

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