Jazz Studies

Arranging (MM)

Master of Arranging (MM) Course Checklist

Arranging Degree
Check Course # Name Credit Hours
_____ MUS 501 Introduction to Graduate Studies 3
_____ MUS 510 Advanced Arranging 6
_____ MUS 519 Composition 3
_____ MUS 505 Studio Techniques in Arranging & Orchestration 3
_____ MUS 518 Structural Analysis II 3
_____ MUS 537, 538, or 609 Analysis 3
_____ MUS 554 Proseminar in Jazz 3
_____ 500-level Music History 6
_____ MUS 502 Film Scoring I 3
_____ MUS 559 Jazz Ensemble 2
_____ MUS XXX Elective 3
Total hours:
38

Audition Requirements

  • BM degree with a jazz focus
  • Scores and tapes/CDs of arrangements
  • Perform 2 jazz standards (differing styles) & jazz improvisation
  • Sight-reading
  • Scales: major, minor & derivative modes

Jazz accompaniment will be provided as needed.