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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.

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.


Summer 2019 Master of Music in Education - We inviteb you to apply and earn credits toward the completion of Master of Music in Music Education degree this summer. | Summer 2019 we will be offering 12 credit hours. | 20/21 Century Music Theory - (Online, 3 credit hours), Music History and Literature - "History of the Wind Band" - (3 credit hours), Technology in the Classroom - (3 Credit Hours), Research Methods - (3 Credit Hours) | The sumnmer program will accommodate the graduate student who has a full time job during the fall and spring semesters. | The 2 and a half week courses are designed to begin in early June and be completed on or before the first week of August. | This graudate coursework may also be used toward concentrations in Performance, Ethnomusicology, and Conducting |  For more information and to apply, go to utrgv.edu/graduate or utrgv.edu/music/academic/graduate or contact cynthia.cripps@utrgv.edu | 956 665-3474 - Music Office | 956 665-3741


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