Admission Requirements for graduate program Music Composition M.Mus.

Department Music, Conservatory Of
Fall Application Deadline March 1st
Spring Application Deadline November 1st
Supporting Documents for Matriculation:
Submit to the Office of Graduate Admissions: official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, two letters of recommendation. Submit a portfolio via the internet dropbox at https://www.hightail.com/u/compport.

The portfolio should consist of from three to five pieces showing the range of music created by the composer. A variety of types of works are preferred, from solo, to ensemble, to electronic, to works with media.

Music that can be notated (conventionally or non-conventionally) should be submitted in Adobe PDF format as a publication ready document. A recording of the piece may also be provided in mp3 format for audio only or mp4 format for audio with video. No audio of MIDI playback (such as Sibelius or Finale playback) should be sent unless the MIDI playback represents the final version of the piece.

Works for which notation is not relevant or impossible to provide (such as with some works employing electronics or improvisation) need to include a recording of the piece and a description of the work as well as any instructions that might be provided to a performer (if appropriate).

A document outlining the contents of the portfolio needs to be included (either in MS Word of PDF format). It should include the following information:

Applicant's Name:
Applicant's Email:
Applicant's Phone:
Program of Interest (M. Mus.):
Intended year & semester:
Portfolio Contents (list the filenames associated with each piece):

All files need to be compressed into one ZIP format file (size limitation 250 MB) and uploaded to https://dropbox.hightail.com/compport
TOEFL (paper, computer, internet) 550, 213, 79
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