Thank you for your interest in the Fredonia School of Music’s graduate programs. Everyone applying for graduate study in music must start by visiting the Office of Graduate Studies home page. There you will find information about application procedures and deadlines, as well as a link to the online application (click on “Apply Now!”).
Additional application requirements for specific Master of Music programs:
Music Education: The University’s application for graduate study is all that is required unless you are interested in the "recital option." Those interested in the "recital option" must audition either before beginning coursework or before completing 12 credit hours. Submit the Graduate Audition/Interview Request Form included in the graduate studies application to schedule an audition. The entire Application for Graduate Study must be completed (including transcripts and letters of recommendation) before the interview will be scheduled.
Music Performance (Conducting, Voice, or Instrumental): An audition is required. Please select from the general audition dates when submitting the Graduate Audition/Interview Request Form (which is part of the Application for Graduate Study), and the entire application must be completed (including transcripts and letters of recommendation) before the audition will be scheduled.
Theory/Composition: An interview is required, and original scores with recordings (Composition) or samples of scholarly work (Theory) must be submitted. The Graduate Audition/Interview Request Form is part of the Application for Graduate Study, and the entire application must be completed (including transcripts and letters of recommendation) before the interview will be scheduled. Please note: a performance audition is not required.
Music Therapy: In the application for graduate study, the 2 letters of recommendation should include one from a clinical and one from an academic supervisor. No interview or audition is required.
Contact Dr. Katherine Levy, Chair of Music Education
Music Performance - Conducting:
Contact Dr. David Rudge, Director of the College Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Paula Holcomb, Director of the Wind Ensemble, or Dr. Gerald Gray, Director of the Fredonia College Choir and the Fredonia Chamber Choir.
Music Performance - Voice or Instrumental:
Contact Dr. Patricia Corron, Associate Director of Academic Affairs.
Contact Dr. Paul Murphy, Academic Studies Chair & Theory Area Head, or Dr. Rob Deemer, Music Composition Area Head.
Contact Dr. Joni Milgram-Luterman, Music Therapy Area Head.