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Apply to the Masters Program

Application to the M.M. concentration in Musicology involves several parts. See here for full details.

Apply to the UT Graduate School

Complete the application for the UT Graduate School. All supplemental parts of the Graduate School application, including fees, transcripts, GRE scores, and financial certification form, should be sent to: Office of Graduate Admissions, University of Tennessee, 201 Student Services Building, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-0230. Please note that the preferred deadline for Graduate Applications is December 15.

Please note that in order for your GRE exam results to reach us by the deadline, you must take the exam no later than the October test date (see the GRE website).

Apply to the School of Music

Complete the application for the School of Music. Request an interview time with the Musicology Faculty, preferably on one of the School of Music Audition Days. (NB: As an applicant to the M.M. in Musicology, you do not need to schedule a performance audition.) If needed, you can email Rachel Golden,, for an interview time outside of the School of Music Audition Days.

Writing samples, letters of recommendation, resumes or CVs, and any other supporting documents should be sent to: Carolyn Anderson, School of Music Graduate Secretary (865-974-3331,, University of Tennessee, School of Music, 117 Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, 1741 Volunteer Blvd., Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-2600.

Seek acceptance into the M.M. Concentration in Musicology

Email the Musicology Faculty about your interest in the program (Rachel Golden, When you visit campus for your interview, you’ll meet with several of the Musicology faculty to discuss your background and musical interests, as well as aspects of our program. If you visit during the week, you’re welcome and encouraged to visit Musicology classes.

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