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Bachelor of Arts in Music. Four years. Studies in performance, music history, theory. Bachelor of Music. Four years. Concentrations in performance (classical, jazz, contemporary, early instruments), theory, composition, musicology, music education (with choral and instrumental conducting), music and technology, sacred music. Bachelor of Fine Arts. Four years. In musical theatre, jazz studies, performing arts technology. Bachelor of Musical Arts. Four years. In performance, multidisciplinary studies. Bachelor of Science in Sound Engineering. Four years.
Master of Arts. In musicology, ethnomusicology, composition. Master of Music (MM). Specialisation in performance (classical, early music, jazz, carillon, opera, music theatre, chamber music), choral, orchestral and band conducting, composition, sacred music, music education, sound recording technology, arts administration. Doctor of Musical Arts. Doctor of Philosophy.
Certificate in Arts Entrepreneurship & Leadership. Certificate in Music Theory Pedagogy. Certificate in Musicology.
A state-supported university. The School of Music was founded in 1880 and currently offers its programs at the campuses at Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint. The program includes studies in music, dance, theatre and music theatre, with enthusiastic opera and musical theatre groups. The Jessye Norman Master Class Series sponsors master classes and visits by distinguished vocal artists. Facilities include some fine performance spaces, well-equipped audio, video and electronic music studios and multimedia and music technology laboratories as well as an ethnomusicology laboratory. On campus are two sets of carillon bells. The Margaret Dow Towsley Center houses the international Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments, with over 2,500 pieces of historical and contemporary music instruments from all over the world including a Javanese gamelan, instruments from Pacific Islands, Japan, China, Southeast Asia and Africa, and a number of early Western instruments. On campus is the American Music Institute which promotes research in and performance of American music of all periods and varieties. The School organises regular summer programs for high school students including a piano pre-college program for young people, providing teacher-training for university students enrolled in the MM Piano Pedagogy program. There are also adult summer programs in various fields including such areas as African music ensemble, choral conducting, Dalcroze workshop, organ and church music, harpsichord workshop, music in special education. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music.