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Musicology & Ethnomusicology

Musicology

The preferred deadline, December 1. Applicants must submit GRE scores (general), as well as two research papers or chapters from a thesis (totaling a minimum of 15-20 pages) that demonstrate depth of inquiry, mastery of research techniques, and understanding of citation style. The admissions committee conducts telephone interviews.

Ethnomusicology

The application deadline is December 1. Applicants must provide writing samples such as research papers or a Master's Thesis that demonstrate depth of inquiry, mastery of research techniques, and understanding of citation style. We also require GRE scores. Other beneficial qualifications include language ability in the proposed area of research and/or significant international study or work experience. Information on the Ph.D. and M.A. programs in ethnomusicology can be found in the School of Music's Graduate Handbook. For further information, please contact J. Lawrence Witzleben at jlwitz@umd.edu or Fernando Rios at frios@umd.edu.

 

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Topics:  Conducting  |  Jazz Studies  |  Piano  |  String  |  Voice/Opera  |  Wind & Percussion  |  Music Education  |  Music Theory & Composition  |  Musicology & Ethnomusicology