The Master of Music in Orchestral Instruments is offered through the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art which seeks to educate, engage, and energize its student body in a dynamic program that integrates classroom learning with real world performance, research, and teaching.


Prerequisites

  • A bachelor's degree with a major in music from an accredited institution.
  • Submission of an application, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation.
  • At least a B average in all undergraduate music courses.
  • A 10-­minute demonstration of performance proficiency with classical repertoire in contrasting styles in the applicant's major medium, either by personal audition or recording.
  • Students whose first language is not English must submit TOEFL results of 80 or higher (iBT test), (for paper­based test: 550 or higher; for computer­based test: 213 or higher), to be considered for admission. For the iBT test, at least 20 out of 30 in each of the subcategories is required.
  • Music Theory Placement Examination and Music History Placement Examination