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Jazz Studies Minor

Program Overview

This minor is open to music and non-music majors who wish to explore this American art form. It is open to all instrumentalists and vocalists, including students who perform on instruments not normally associated with jazz. No prior experience in jazz is needed, but candidates must pass a music audition.

Highlights

Minors must be completed in conjunction with a bachelor’s degree. Please see the University Catalog for complete information on program requirements and policies.  Additional specifications may apply.

This minor is open to music and non music majors who wish to explore America's unique art form. It is open to all instrumentalists and vocalists, including students who perform on instruments not normally associated with jazz. No prior experience in jazz is needed, but candidates must pass a music audition. 

Minor Requirements (20 credits)

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All students who enroll as music minors and jazz studies minors must take MUSI 300 for two semesters. A grade of S (satisfactory) must be earned each semester.

Opportunities

Jazz Studies minors at Mason work with world-class faculty. Music students also study and perform in beautiful spaces outfitted with up to date technology. Mason School of Music is an all-Steinway school. Performance opportunities are available for all musicians at Mason in more than 20 ensembles.

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