Graduate Application : School of Music
Instructions for completing the Application for Admission to Graduate Study in Music
Submit this application and all other materials to:
Director of Music Admissions
School of Music
1200 E Colton Avenue
Redlands, CA 92373-0999
A $40.00 non-refundable fee, made payable to University of Redlands, must accompany this application.
In addition to the application fee, you must submit or arrange for the submission of the following:
- Two letters of recommendation from persons qualified to address your experience in relation to your possible success in your intended major field.
- An official copy of your transcript from each institution attended to date, sent directly from the institution to the Admissions Coordinator of the School of Music. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by and received from the International Educational Research Foundation (IERF). For more information, visit them at www.ierf.org.
- Official notification to the School of Music from ETS of a TOEFL score of at least 550 paper-based, or 80 Internet-based if your primary language is not English.
- Copies of scores of one or more recent compositions if applying for the Master of Music degree in composition.
AUDITIONS: All graduate applicants must audition on their major instrument or voice. Applicants to the Master of Music in Composition must also submit a portfolio of their work. Admission auditions may be performed on the University of Redlands audition days, by appointment, or through submission of recordings if residing more than 200 miles from Redlands. Auditions are approximately 30 minutes. For information regarding audition repertoire and recorded auditions please see the Audition Requirements document. To schedule an audition contact the Director of Music Admissions by phone at (909) 748-8014.
When possible, prospective graduate applicants are encouraged to come to Redlands to talk with faculty about their future plans.