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Pre-Screening

Pre-screening materials must be submitted with your application by the following deadlines:

  • Early Decision (Undergraduate only): November 1st
  • Regular Decision: December 1st

Bachelor of Music

  • Three scores – but no more than three – should be uploaded to the Peabody application, along with all recordings.
    • Scores consisting of a variety of instrumentations are strongly encouraged.
    • An orchestral score is not required.
  • Please be sure to clearly indicate the names of the compositions.
  • For the recordings, acoustic performances are strongly encouraged though MIDI performances are acceptable.

Master of Music

  • Three scores – but no more than three – should be uploaded to the Peabody application.
    • Scores consisting of a variety of instrumentations are required.
    • Large ensemble works are welcome, but not required.
  • All recordings should also be uploaded to Peabody application, with the names of the compositions clearly indicated.
    • For the recordings, acoustic performances are strongly encouraged though MIDI performances are acceptable.

Doctor of Musical Arts

  • Three scores – but no more than three – should be uploaded to the Peabody application.
    • Scores consisting of a variety of instrumentations are required.
    • Large ensemble works are welcome, but not required.
  • All recordings should also be uploaded to the Peabody application, with the names of the compositions clearly indicated.
    • For the recordings, acoustic performances are strongly encouraged though MIDI performances are acceptable.
  • Instrumental proficiency is not required, but strongly encouraged.

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Auditions

Bachelor of Music

  • Prospective students should submit their best three (3) pieces as part of the application.
    • Please be sure to clearly indicate the titles of each composition.
  • For the recordings, acoustic performances are strongly encouraged though MIDI performances are acceptable if necessary.

Master of Music

  • Prospective MM students who wish to audition are expected to demonstrate a solid overview of contemporary music, including music written since 1945.
  • Prospective students should submit their best three (3) pieces as part of the application, representing as wide a variety of scoring/instrumentation as possible.
    • Large ensemble works are welcome, but not required.
  • Please be sure to clearly indicate the titles of each composition.
  • For the recordings, acoustic performances are strongly encouraged though MIDI performances are acceptable.

Doctor of Musical Arts

  • Prospective DMA students who wish to audition are expected to demonstrate their ability to be conversant in all aspects of contemporary music through the present-day.
  • Prospective students should submit their best three (3) pieces as part of the application, representing as wide a variety of scoring/instrumentation as possible.
    • Large ensemble works are welcome, but not required.
  • Please be sure to clearly indicate the titles of each composition.
  • For the recordings, acoustic performances are strongly encouraged though MIDI performances are acceptable.