String Quartet Assistantship
Master of Arts, Music
UCF’s graduate string quartet program launched in the fall of 2019. The string quartet graduate assistantship is a two-year program where students will earn their M.A. Music degree. The curriculum emphasizes intensive work with world-class faculty through lessons and coachings while offering an array of performance opportunities in chamber music concerts and large ensembles including the Orlando Philharmonic.
String quartet students will perform as a member of the Pegasus String Quartet and perform locally, regionally and nationally throughout the year.
Acceptance into string quartet studies includes assistantship position for violin, viola or cello and includes full tuition plus a stipend.
The quartet program is led by world-renowned violinist Ayako Yonetani, a professor at UCF and a member of Japan’s premier chamber ensemble, Kioi Hall Chamber Orchestra.
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The String Quartet program typically accepts students to start each odd-numbered Fall semester and applications open the prior Fall semester.
All prospective String Quartet students should also submit the department’s Graduate Teaching Assistant Form.