Conservatory of Music:
jazz studies 

Performers Certificate in Jazz Studies (Postbaccalaureate)

To earn the Performers Certificate in jazz, students must meet the following conservatory requirements (18 credits for the one-year program; 36 credits for the two-year program):

First Year: 18 credits
 
Fall: 9 credits
MPE 5 —/Private Study: Instrument
   or MPE 5880/Private Study: Jazz Voice
 
3 credits
MPE 5700/Jazz Combos 2 credits
MUS 5310/Advanced Jazz Arranging I or
   MUS 5350/Topics in Jazz Seminar
 
3 credits
MUS 5900/Independent Study 1 credit
 
Spring: 9 credits
MPE 5 —/Private Study: Instrument
   or MPE 5880/Private Study: Jazz Voice
 
3 credits
MPE 5700/Jazz Combos 2 credits
Graduate music elective 2 credits
MPE 5994/Certificate Recital 2 credits
 
Second Year: 18 credits
 
Fall: 9 credits
MPE 5 —/Private Study: Instrument
   or MPE 5880/Private Study: Jazz Voice
 
3 credits
MPE 5700/Jazz Combos 2 credits
MUS 5310/Advanced Jazz Arranging I or
   MUS 5350/Topics in Jazz Seminar
 
3 credits
MUS 5900/Independent Study 1 credit
 
Spring: 9 credits
MPE 5 —/Private Study: Instrument
   or MPE 5880/Private Study: Jazz Voice
 
3 credits
MPE 5700/Jazz Combos 2 credits
Graduate music elective 2 credits
MPE 5994/Certificate Recital 2 credits


Updates to the 2013–15 College Catalog:

Effective Fall 2014:

  • MPE 5880 added as an option for private study.

Updated April 23, 2014


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