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Acceptance into the Music Program as an undergraduate major or minor requires academic acceptance by the university in addition to a successful audition, no later than the semester before intended enrollment.

Music majors work toward either a Bachelor of Music degree (BM) or a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree (BA). Students may also minor in music.

Please direct all inquiries regarding music admissions and visits to Nate Gowen (Music Admissions Director) at @email or by phone at 413-545-6048.

Contact information

For questions about the application process, auditions, scholarships, and the Music Program in general, or to arrange a department visit, please contact Nathaniel Gowen, Director of Music Admissions, at @email, or by phone at (413) 545-6048.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, or veteran status, in any aspect of the admission or treatment of students or in employment.