Master of Music in Jazz Performance

This Master of Music degree program provides a course of study for talented students pursuing a professional concentration in jazz performance. Alumni have gone on to successful careers as performers in Detroit, around Michigan, and beyond. The advisor for this program is Professor Collins.

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The Gretchen Valade Graduate Assistantship in Jazz is awarded to an outstanding graduate student pursuing the study of jazz at Wayne State University. The position includes a tuition waiver, stipend, and other benefits. Candidates are identified through an application, audition, interview, and a review of scores/recordings as appropriate. The successful candidate displays exceptional artistry, academic excellence, professionalism, and potential for growth. Click here to learn more.

Important documents, forms, and links:

Archived Curriculum Guides for Jazz Performance:

last updated: 6/24/22