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Prescreening Requirement

Prescreening is required for all composition, conducting and direction, graduate voice performance, and doctoral performance applicants.
Application Deadlines:
October 1 for Spring admission
December 1 for Fall admission
Prescreening Information


New for 2015 admission: Undergraduate voice applicants do not have a prescreening requirement.

Admissions

Application Deadlines and Auditions Dates for Spring and Fall 2016 Admission

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Programs with Rolling Deadlines

Programs with Rolling Deadlines

The following programs accept applications until all spaces are filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

  • MM Music Education
  • MM Music Therapy
  • PhD Music Education

Spring 2016 Admission

Spring admission is not available in the following areas: conducting, ethnomusicology, flute and musicology.

Oct. 1, 2015

Oct. 1, 2015

All composition, graduate voice performance, and doctoral performance programs. Complete application and prescreening materials are due on Oct. 1.

  • BM Composition
  • MM Performance: Voice, Voice Performance Pedagogy
  • MM Music Theatre/Opera Performance
  • MM Composition
  • DMA Composition
  • DMA Performance (Instrumental, Keyboard, Voice)

Oct. 15, 2015

Oct. 15, 2015

Complete application materials for the following programs are due on Oct. 15.

  • BA Music
  • BM Performance
  • BM Jazz Studies
  • BM Music Education
  • BM Music Therapy
  • BM Theory
  • MM Performance: Instrumental, Keyboard Solo Performance and Performance Pedagogy, Collaborative Piano

Fall 2016 Admission

Dec. 1, 2015

Dec. 1, 2015

All composition, conducting and direction, and graduate performance programs. Complete application and prescreening materials (if applicable) are due on Dec. 1.

Programs with Prescreening

  • BM Composition
  • MM Performance: Voice, Voice Performance Pedagogy
  • MM Music Theatre/Opera Performance
  • MM Composition
  • MM Conducting
  • MM Music Theatre/Opera Direction
  • DMA Composition
  • DMA Conducting
  • DMA Performance (Instrumental, Keyboard, Voice)

Programs without Prescreening

  • MA Ethnomusicology and MA Music History and Literature
  • MM Performance: Instrumental, Keyboard Solo Performance and Performance Pedagogy, Collaborative Piano
  • PhD Musicology

Jan. 4, 2016

Jan. 4, 2016

Complete application materials for the following undergraduate programs are due on Jan. 4, 2016.

  • BA Music
  • BM Performance
  • BM Jazz Studies
  • BM Music Education
  • BM Music Therapy
  • BM Theory

Audition Dates for 2016 Admission