Master of Music in Multiple Wind Instruments

Department of Winds & Percussion

Designed for students seeking intensive study on primary and secondary instruments with a major artist-teacher and performance experience to develop into a highly qualified professional musician. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in music or its equivalent as well as substantial solo and ensemble repertoire.


The Master of Music in Multiple Wind Instruments requires a minimum of 31 credits. Coursework to include:

  • Private lessons on primary instrument
  • Private lessons on secondary instrument(s)
  • Ensemble participation
  • Small Brass, Percussion, or Woodwind Ensemble
  • Non-Performance SMTD electives

Final Project

The presentation of a recital.

Audition & Interview Dates

For requirement details, please see the Degree Requirements and Term-by-Term Layout for Current Students.

How To Apply

Applicants must:

  • apply to U-M via the SMTD Graduate Application by December 1
  • Submit an SMTD Artistic Profile by December 1 for a live audition
    • submit by January 15 for a recorded audition (if allowed by the instrument faculty)
  • Have all supplemental materials sent to SMTD

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