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The BMus in performance with a concentration in jazz prepares students for professional careers and leadership roles in jazz and related fields of contemporary music by promoting flexible musicianship and an understanding of the jazz tradition.
The curriculum includes course offerings in jazz performance, composition, arranging, history, theory, aural skills and pedagogy and is designed to incentivize artistic expression, innovation, and the exploration of blues-based improvisation, bebop, Latin jazz, swing and soul music. Students in the ASU jazz studies program will find an abundance of performance opportunities in the many university ensembles and professional groups that perform in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area.
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts
A major map outlines the degree’s requirements for graduation.
Spring 2020: October 15, 2019
Fall 2020: January 5, 2020
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Graduates are prepared to work in various professional or entrepreneurial capacities, including:
Many graduates pursue a master's degree or a doctorate in music or in another professional field.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Music Composers and Arrangers||5.7%||$50,590|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).