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    University of Missouri-Kansas City: Conservatory of Music & Dance

    University of Missouri-Kansas City: Conservatory of Music & Dance


    • Listing Type: Colleges & Universities
    • Top Majors: Music, Theater, Dance
    • Degrees Awarded: 4 Year + Graduate
    • Type: Public
    • Campus Setting: Urban
    • Testing Requirements: ACT, SAT, Test Optional
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Loans, Work Study
    • Gender: Coed
    • Country: United States
    • In State Tuition: $13,500
    • Out of State Tuition: $31,500
    • Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Affiliation: Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC
    • Religious Affiliation: None
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    The UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance is internationally recognized as a center for artistic excellence, innovation and engagement with our communities. In rehearsals, in class and on stage, our students interact with a gifted faculty and with leading visiting artists.

    Our faculty and students recognize that arts careers in the 21st century will blend new works with master pieces; unite performance, engagement and education; and above all will pulse with a sense of adventure and creativity.

    A community of artists, educators and scholars, the Conservatory enrolls about 600 students in a comprehensive array of liberal arts and professional degree programs in Composition, Music Theory and Musicology; Dance; Instrumental Studies; Jazz Studies; Keyboard Studies; Music Education/Music Therapy; and Vocal Studies. Merit awards and fellowships available.

    Undergraduate degree offerings:

    Bachelor of Music:  Composition, Music Theory, Performance; Bachelor of Music Education: Choral, Instrumental; Bachelor of Fine Arts: Dance; Bachelor of Arts: Music featuring a liberal arts curriculum, Music Therapy

    Graduate degree offerings:

    Master of Music: Composition, Conducting, Musicology, Music Theory, Performance, Performance-Piano Emphasis, Performance-Voice Emphasis, Performance-Woodwind Emphasis; Master of Arts: Music, Music Therapy; Master in Music Education. Artist's Certificate; Performer's Certificate.

    Doctoral Programs: Doctor of Musical Arts: Composition, Conducting, Performance; Interdisciplinary PhD in Music Education