University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee


Music MM

Music Graduate Handbook

The Department of Music offers a graduate program of study in music, preparing the student for a career in a performing area, music education, music history and literature, conducting, or theory and composition. The Master of Music program permits concentration in performance (voice or instrument), chamber music performance, conducting, music education, music history and literature, theory and composition, collaborative piano (vocal or instrumental), and string pedagogy.

The Department of Music offers a MM/MLIS coordinated degree program in cooperation with the School of Information Studies to prepare students for positions as music librarians.

To be admitted to the Department of Music, applicants (incoming freshmen and transfers) must first apply to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and meet general university academic requirements.

You may apply simultaneously to the Music Department.

Graduate Information

Admission Information Letter

Application - Supplemental Information


Audition Repertoire & Requirements

Review for Theory Placement Exam

Music Graduate Assistantships

Available Project or Teaching Assistantships

Graduate Assistantship Application

MM Course Descriptions


Music Performance

Music Education

MM Opportunities

Campus Chapters of Professional Organizations
Collegiate Music Educators
American Choral Directors Association
American String Teachers Association
Delta Omicron International Music Fraterity - Delta Eta Chapter