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Undergraduate Composition applicants (both BM/BA) should submit a portfolio, audio recordings, and a list of compositions and performances to date, if available. The portfolio should consist of up to three (3) compositions that are representative of their best work (all scores should be sent as PDFs). Audio recordings (live performance preferred) of each submitted composition must accompany the scores. A list of all compositions and performances of the applicant's compositions to date must be submitted in addition to all other materials. The composition faculty understands that often undergraduate students do not have a substantial output prior to beginning their collegiate studies. In these cases, the student will be a probationary composition student and their status will be re-evaluated after their first semester and at their proficiency exam at the end of their second semester, pending successful compositional progress.

MM Composition applicants must submit a portfolio, audio recordings, and a list of compositions and performances to date. The portfolio must consist of three (3) compositions that are representative of their best work (all scores should be sent as PDFs). Audio recordings (live performance preferred) of each submitted composition must accompany the scores. A list of all compositions and performances of the applicant's compositions to date must be submitted in addition to all other materials.