main navigation bar - top row

main navigation bar - bottom row

main menu

Master of Music in Improvisation

Prerequisites for Admission

A high level of skill in performance as demonstrated by an audition to include both standard repertoire and improvisation styles and well developed aural skills.

Curriculum

  • Six hours in Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation including Contemporary and Advanced Jazz Improvisation
  • Six hours of ensemble, including one term each of Jazz Ensemble, Digital Music Ensemble, and Creative Arts Orchestra
  • Six hours of coursework in composition, conducting, musicology, music theory, music education, and/or performance
  • One course in Dance and Related Arts or improvisation forms
  • Electives to complete a total of thirty hours
  • Completion of a final improvisation-based performance and recording project

 

jazz ensemble

main navigation bar - top row

main navigation bar - bottom row

Photography Credits:

U-M Photo Services

Joe Welsh

Peter Smith

David Smith

Glen Behring

Tom Bower

×