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Music Theory Audition Requirements

All applicants will submit the following application materials based on their desired degree program.


  • Complete all Graduate School Application Requirements for your degree program and a UNC Application.
  • After submitting your application, upload and complete the following School of Music Checklist Items in your Graduate School Admissions Portal:
    • Resume - a complete listing of your performing and work experience. Please upload a .pdf document.
    • Statement of Goals - a brief statement about your career aspirations. Please upload a .pdf document.
    • School of Music Form - includes Virtual Interview Scheduling, musical experience, and past teachers.
    • Assistantship Letter of Experience (optional but strongly recommended) - a brief statement about your teaching or professional experience as it relates to music. Please upload a .pdf document.
Additional Requirements for Master of Music
  • Upload to the application portal a sample of academic writing in the form of a music history paper or a theoretical analysis.

Only a Master of Music degree is available for Music Theory. There are no additional audition requirements for degrees in Music Theory.


Michael Oravitz at Michael.Oravitz@unco.edu