In addition to the Rice University application, the following materials are required of Music History applicants by December 1 by 11:59 pm (EST). There is a $10 fee to use this service. If you have not heard from us by January 6, 2023, please email us.
Please upload items #1-3 to the link below for faculty review.
A writing sample (preferably a substantial paper on a musical topic, but an English or History paper is also suitable).
A statement addressing why the applicant wants to study music history.
An audio file of a movement from the standard repertoire performed with accompaniment.
After the faculty review, applicants will be invited either to visit Rice University to meet with the Musicology faculty or to interview with them via Zoom.
If you are under the age of 18 at the time of your interview, we will need this form filled out if you will visit campus.