University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Music Graduate Assistantships 2014-15

Located in a beautiful neighborhood near Lake Michigan and only minutes from downtown Milwaukee, UWM offers an ideal cultural environment for aspiring young musicians.With nearly 70 faculty members, the UWM Music Department offers you first-rate instruction by highly qualified professionals in all areas of music.

Awards may include

Graduate Project or Teaching Assistantships (full or partial awards available), Chancellor’s Fellowship Awards, Non-Resident Tuition Remission. Full Graduate Project and Teaching Assistantships carry full tuition waivers plus a stipend and benefits.


  • Performing in large and chamber ensembles
  • Teaching private lessons and /or classes
  • Studio and departmental responsibilities relevant to individual experience and abilities

Application Procedure

Please complete and submit the following prior to your audition:

  • Application for admission to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Graduate School
  • Application for admission to the Music Department
    You will be asked to submit a resume, a statement and three letters of recommendation.

Once you submit your application to the Music Department, you will receive a packet containing:

  • Application for Graduate Assistantships
  • Performance Audition Information

Audition Dates

  • November 15, 2013
  • January 31, 2014
  • February 28, 2014
  • April 4, 2014
  • August 23, 2014

Available Assistantships