Application Process

GRADUATE APPLICATION TIMELINE | AUDITION DATES


1. Complete the University Application, including the following materials:

• Transcripts from every institution from which you have earned a degree
• Three (3) Letters of Reference
• Personal Statement
• Resume or C.V.

DMA applicants only: Upload one sample of your scholarly writing about music (e.g., program notes or a research paper from a music theory/analysis, music history or composition class)

Additional Program Specific Requirements:
• Composition/Theory
• Conducting/Choral Music
• Music Education (MME, MME + LicensurePhD)
• Musicology/Ethnomusicology
• Performance/Jazz
• Piano Pedagogy
• Vocal Accompanying and Coaching

2. Complete an auditionPrescreening is only required for conducting applicants.

Additional requirements for non-native English speakers.


GRADUATE APPLICATION IMPORTANT DATES:

September 1: Application for Fall 2021 term opens
December 1: Application Deadline (for all programs except Summer-Only MME)
January/February: Virtual Auditions
January 15: Deadline to upload audition recording (note that only a virtual or recorded audition is necessary).
March 1-15: Admissions decision sent
March 15 - April 15: Notification of merit-based financial aid sent
April 15: Deadline to submit intent to enroll


2021 VIRTUAL AUDITION DATES

January 22
January 23
February 4
February 5
February 6