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Applied Music


Area Coordinator
Brass/Percussion Alex van Duuren
Theory/Composition Brendan McConville
Jazz Keith Brown
Keyboard Chih-Long Hu
Strings Miro Hristov
Voice Andrew Skoog
Woodwind Allison Adams

In order to take applied music (lessons), students must audition for the School of Music and must be accepted as a major or minor. Some areas take elective students; please check with the Area Coordinator:

To audition for the School of Music, please see the information on the Auditions & Admissions page. Once you have auditioned and been accepted into the program, you may register for applied music the same way you register for other classes.

Students should locate in the Music Performance (MUPF) listings in the Schedule of Classes the appropriate instrument or voice, and register for the correct course number. In areas in which there is more than one teacher, students should register for the teacher they prefer, then check with the Area Coordinator for teacher assignment during the first week of classes and change sections if needed.

Each teacher will post a schedule of lesson times no later than Wednesday of the second week of classes. Check with the Area Coordinator if you need additional information.

Applied Music Fees

All applied music study requires the payment of a fee of $150.00 per semester hour:

  • 1 credit ($150) = 30 minute lesson, non-majors and minors
  • 2 credits ($300)=  60 minute lesson, Music Education and Studio Music & Jazz majors, minors
  • 3 credits ($450)=60 minute lesson, Performance majors

This fee will be included in the list of fees you receive as part of the University's registration and billing process.

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