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Lamont School of Music

Denver, CO

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Overview

University of Denver / Lamont School of Music is located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Orchestral studies
Master of Music (MM) Conducting
Master of Music (MM) Performance - jazz emphasis
Master of Arts (MA) Musicology
Master of Music (MM) Performance
Master of Music (MM) Composition
Master of Arts (MA) Music theory
(Certificate) Jazz studies
Master of Music (MM) Pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Composition - jazz emphasis
(Certificate) Conducting
(Certificate) Suzuki teaching
(Certificate) Performance

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (for MA only)
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Recital or project (for performance), thesis (for musicology, music theory, piano pedagogy)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

149
Applied
118
Accepted
54
Enrolled
79%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (for MA only)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, transcripts, personal statement, resume, three letters of recommendation, pre-screen audition (for performance), portfolio (for composition), essay or research paper (for MA only)
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree, transcripts, personal statement, resume, letters of recommendation, pre-screen video recording or music audition

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

103
Total Graduate Students
73%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.8%
Black or African American 2.91%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 6.8%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

65
Total faculty
Full-time - 32
Part-time - 33
Male (41)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Performance, jazz studies and commercial music, musicology, music theory, composition, music pedagogy, music recording and production
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2344 East Iliff Avenue
Denver, CO  80208
United States
Contact Dr. Nancy Cochran
Professor and Director
Email: nancy.cochran@du.edu
Phone: 303-871-6986
Fax: 303-871-3118