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You’ve come to the right place! Whether your tool of choice uses flowing wind, vibrating strings or the rumble of the drum, the University of Florida School of Music offers engaging instructors with a low student-faculty ratio, individualized lessons and group ensembles, abundant performance opportunities and an active alumni network. Our alumni are prepared for exciting and rewarding careers in the arts, whether it is in the professional, academic community or the business side of the industry. UF offers a variety of programs designed to guide students through their intended career path. Discover your potential at the University of Florida School of Music!

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FIND YOUR SOUND. STUDY MUSIC AT UF. Outstanding students, faculty, programs, facilities and scholarship opportunities have made UF one of the nation’s best universities, public or private, and one of the best values. At the College of the Arts, we implement these standards into a creative environment suited to produce artists, performers, scholars, teachers and practitioners who combine academic and professional excellence. The School of Music plays an important role in the academic life of the university and the community. The UF School of Music educates some of the most gifted and academically capable music students. Its programs provide broad-based instruction in performance, composition, history and literature and music disciplines, through a strong curriculum as well as through professional experiences such as ensembles and internships.

Bachelor of Music

Programs of study are available in performance: keyboard (piano, organ, harpsichord), voice, wind, percussion and strings; theory; and music in combination with an outside field. The curricula is intended for students who plan to enter professional careers, graduate study, private studio teaching or college/university-level teaching.

Bachelor of Music in Music Education

With a 100% job placement rate, the School of Music prepares music education students to become accomplished music teachers. The music education faculty is nationally and internationally recognized as leaders and teachers. This curriculum is approved by the Florida Department of Education, National Association of Schools of Music and the National Council for Teacher Education and fulfills the education requirements for K-12 teaching certification in Florida and additional states.

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts curriculum is designed for students who desire a liberal arts education with an emphasis in music. Programs are available in music, music history, ethnomusicology or music theory/composition.

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UNDERGRADUATE

ADMISSIONS

FRESHMEN APPLICATION DEADLINE

NOVEMBER 1

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Undergraduate Degrees BACHELOR OF MUSIC Performance Composition Theory BACHELOR OF MUSIC IN MUSIC EDUCATION BACHELOR OF ARTS Music History and Literature Ethnomusicology Theory/Composition MINORS Performance Theory History/Ethnomusicology Jazz Studies Interdisciplinary Studies in Fine Arts CERTIFICATE Arts in Healthcare TRANSFER APPLICATIONS All transfer students must successfully pass an audition. Auditions can be scheduled directly with the School of Music. Students should audition in the spring semester while completing 60 credit hours.

APPLY ONLINE AT: ADMISSIONS.UFL.EDU

QUESTIONS? music@arts.ufl.edu or 352.392.0224


FIND YOUR SOUND. STUDY MUSIC AT UF. WHY NOT BOTH?

The decision to major in music doesn’t mean other academic interests have to take a second chair.

Popular Options Include: MUSIC AND MSM (MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MANAGEMENT) Earn a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Science in Management from UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration. MUSIC FOR PRE-HEALTH PROFESSIONS Are you interested in any of the pre-health professions (pre-med, pre-vet, etc.)? Why not receive your degree in music while completing all required science courses? Make yourself stand out among thousands of applicants to professional schools! DOUBLE MAJOR/DUAL DEGREE Combine a Bachelor of Music degree with most other majors offered at the University of Florida. Not interested in a secondary degree? Use your combined credits for any field of interest, or earn a minor or certificate.

AREAS OF APPLIED STUDY BRASS KEYBOARD PERCUSSION STRINGS WOODWINDS VOCAL

P U R S U E YO U R PA S S I O N + C R E AT E YO U R L I F E

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GRADUATE

ADMISSIONS

Offering masters and doctoral programs in Music and Music Education, faculty at the University of Florida prepare students as performers, leaders, teachers and researchers. Students work closely with national and international faculty. The Master of Music degree requires a minimum of 32 credits (Music Education requires 33 credits) and the Ph.D. requires 96 credits.

Graduate Degrees MASTER OF MUSIC DEGREES Conducting (Choral, Instrumental, Wind or Orchestra) Composition History & Literature Music Ed (campus/online programs) Performance Sacred Music Music Theory

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREES Composition History & Literature (Historical Musicology and Ethnomusicology) Music Education Music Education with Conducting (Choral or Instrumental)

Application Requirements ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT:

u An online application v Official transcripts w Three letters of recommendation x Statement of purpose y Resume/CV z Portfolio, audition or academic writing sample, depending on the program

{ GRE for music history and literature, composition,

sacred music and theory. TOEFL scores for international applicants may be required depending on their country of origin and where the bachelor’s degree was earned.

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Funding Opportunities The University of Florida has several forms of financial support to offer to incoming graduate students. While some awards provide lump sum payments, graduate assistantships are school-based employment opportunities, which provide an annual stipend and benefits, such as tuition waivers and free health insurance. Doctoral student support also includes Graduate School Fellowships, the College of the Arts Humanities Teaching Fellowships Grinter Fellowships, the McKnight Doctoral Fellowship, and Dissertation Completion Fellowships. All students may apply for Graduate School funded awards, such as the Board of Education Summer Fellowships and travel awards.

“By combining high level academic challenges, handson activities and one-on-one lessons with professors, both my undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Florida provided me with the confidence and tangible experiences to boast in the educational job market.” LAUREN KINGRY PARDEE

BMUS ’10, MM ’12 Director of Chorus and Orchestra Palmetto Ridge High School Naples, Florida

Full details are available at: graduateschool.ufl.edu/finances-and-funding

QUESTIONS? graduate@arts.ufl.edu


“Wardell was nothing short of amazing, the audience having been taken on a wonderful journey, from death to resurrection.” — Florida Weekly (January 2013) MATTHEW WARDELL

MM ‘10 Music Director and Conductor Ocala Symphony Orchestra

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“In that role (Lord Ruthven) Nicholas Pallesen was the standout... He sang with a rich baritone and dramatic fervor throughout, beginning with his opening aria, in which he plots his vampiric conquests.” — Vivien Schweitzer, The New York Times NICHOLAS PALLESEN

BA in Music ‘05 Baritone


GET INVOLVED! Summer Opportunities SALZBURG STUDY ABROAD AND INTERNSHIPS This six-week study abroad program with an optional additional six-week internship allows music majors to study in Austria with European faculty. The program is also ideal for political science, history, economics and business double majors. The program includes extended field trips to Munich and Vienna, as well as daily excursions in and around Salzburg. UF TEACH THE WORLD IN ROME This short-term program allows students to experience interning in an international school. Students spend two weeks with teachers in a selected discipline and explore the cultural fabric and history of Europe. OPERAFESTIVAL DI ROMA Founded in 1995, the award winning Operafestival di Roma is a nonprofit educational institution that offers opportunities to musicians from all nations to study and perform opera in Italy in the summer. BRAZILIAN MUSIC INSTITUTE The University of Florida’s Brazilian Music Institute (BMI) is a training ground for Brazilian music. Combining classical and popular styles of music, each year the BMI brings outstanding artists together for a weeklong event designed to extend the experience and expand the possibilities of learning and performing Brazilian music. SACRED MUSIC WORKSHOP Each year the University of Florida hosts a Sacred Music Workshop with master classes with a guest clinician and sessions ranging from directing a bell choir to learning to play hymns in a variety of settings and styles. UF INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL Originating in 2007, UFIPF, brings together guest artists and students from around the world for master classes, lessons and recitals.

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PERFORM + PARTICIPATE

JOIN AN ENSEMBLE African Choir Athletic Pep Bands Chamber Groups Chamber Singers Choral Union Clarinet Ensemble Concert Bands Jazz Bands Men’s Glee Club Opera Theatre Workshop Percussion Ensemble

Sunshine Steelers Symphonic Bands The Fightin’ Gator Marching Band University Choir University Symphony Orchestra Wind Symphony Women’s Chorale World Music Ensembles

An All-Steinway School

Since 2010, UF has been an “AllSteinway School” and the owner of the largest collection of Steinway & Sons pianos in Florida. Steinway products are considered the best keyboard instruments for training students and are the choice of 90% of the world’s performing concert pianists.

“Music taught me about discipline, humanity and how to be a team player. These are qualities that are essential in medicine. The combined degree program gave me the flexibility and the skill set I needed to be successful.” PHILIP GILBO

BM ’09, MSM ’10 and MD ’14 French Horn


UF College of the Arts PO Box 115800 Gainesville, FL 32611-5800

arts.ufl.edu/music


SoM Recruitment Guide 2016-17