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Music & Dance Admissions

Acceptance into the Music and Dance Department (as a music or dance major or music minor) requires both academic acceptance by the University and by the Department.

All undergraduate applications require an audition (music or dance). Music graduate programs involving Music Performance or Music Ed/Conducting or Applied also require an audition.

For details, please see the Dance Admissions page or the Music-Undergrad Admissions or Music-Graduate Admission pages.

Applications for admission to the University are available at the Admissions web page or by contacting the UMass Amherst Admissions Center at

For Department details about How to Apply and important Deadlines, please see the appropriate Admissions webpage:

Music - Undergraduate
Music - Graduate

Please see the Music Faculty or Dance Faculty pages for the full faculty listings, bios and contact information.

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