MASTER OF MUSIC IN PERFORMANCE

Master of Music in Performance
Los Angeles, CA
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MI’S MASTERS PROGRAM

The Master of Music degree from Musicians Institute combines advanced music performance training with additional study in both traditional and contemporary disciplines such as music history, theory, education, research skills, recording technology, production, business relations and online brand management.

Students further their performance expertise in one of five major instruments:

Successful completion of both a written thesis and graduate recital are required of all candidates pursuing a master’s degree in performance from Musicians Institute.

DEGREES OFFERED

MASTER OF MUSIC IN PERFORMANCE

The Master of Music in Performance from Musicians Institute combines advanced performance training with additional study in both traditional and contemporary disciplines such as music history, theory, education, research skills, recording technology, production, business relations and online brand management, taking your bass skills to the highest level.

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COURSE CATALOG

For a detailed look at all of MI’s program offerings, you can find the course catalog here.

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: MASTER

Successful applicants to Musicians Institute’s Master of Music (M.M.) Performance program must hold either a Bachelor of Music (B.M.) degree or a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) with music as the primary focus. In addition to working knowledge of contemporary styles and advanced performance experience, students must demonstrate a strong academic record, language, writing & leadership skills and the ability to interact well with others while consistently displaying overall dedication to the worldwide advancement of music as an art form.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Musicians Institute offers many opportunities for scholarships in all of our programs. Please visit our Scholarship page for more information.

FINANCIAL AID

Please visit MI’s Financial Aid page for all the details on how you can qualify.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International students make up nearly one-fourth of MI’s total student population, representing more than 50 countries throughout the world while creating a unique and diverse learning environment, full of endless opportunities in Hollywood and beyond. For more info, please visit the International Students page.

FACILITIES
  • Full production sound stages and recording studios
  • Fully equipped 24/7 practice facilities and computer labs with the latest industry standard equipment
  • Concert Hall access, with full audio/video recording capabilities
  • Multiple performance and recording studios available for student practice
  • Security on campus 24/7

CAREERS

PERFORMER / RECORDING ARTIST
ARRANGER
FILM / TV COMPOSER
SONGWRITER
TRANSCRIPTIONIST
TEACHER

MIXING / MASTERING ENGINEER
STUDIO TECHNICIAN
AUTHOR / MUSIC CRITIC
STUDIO MUSICIAN / ACCOMPANIST
BAND MEMBER / SIDEMAN
SOUND DESIGNER

MUSIC DIRECTOR
ORCHESTRATOR
MULTIMEDIA DEVELOPER
ARTIST RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE
PRODUCT REPRESENTATIVE
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

Our faculty pool is comprised of dedicated, working processionals in the competitive Los Angeles music scene. These passionate masters offer clear guidance and nurturing designed to make the students get the most out of their time at MI.

LYMAN MADEIROS
CREDITS: STEVE TYRELL, RANDY BRECKER, JANE MONHEIT, THE BOSTON POPS, MICHAEL BUBLÉ

JOE BAGG
CREDITS: BOBBY HUTCHERSON, BILL HOLMAN, BILLY HIGGNS, ANTHONY WILSON, CHARLES McPHERSON

DAVE KEIF
CREDITS: SMOKEY ROBINSON, MIKE EINZIGER (INCUBUS), NELS CLINE (WILCO), TODD RUNDGREN

IAN ROBBINS
CREDITS: BARRY MANILOW, BONNIE RAITT, WYNTON MARSALIS

JEFF COLELLA
CCREDITS: LOU RAWLS, JAZZ TAP ENSEMBLE

DEVIN KELLY
CREDITS: CINESAMPLES & SONICSMITHS, CLARK TERRY, BOB BROOKMEYER

READY TO ROCK?

The first step in applying to any MI program is to complete an Application for Admission, and get started with the best music college!

QUESTIONS?

Have a question for our music school? Our admissions department is available to answer your questions, give us a call!

COURSE CATALOG

Program requirements of our music school, as well as tuition for individual programs, and course information.