This is the most important page for successful completion of your application to The Shepherd School of Music. For this reason, we ask that you refer to this page to be sure you have completed every applicable step! Final admissions decisions will be released by the end of March.
|Application Step||Checklist||Date Due|
|1||Application with all supplemental materials||December 1, 2017|
|2||Non-refundable application fee of $85||December 1, 2017|
|3||Three letters of recommendation: with online application or the paper version||December 20, 2017|
|4||Unofficial transcripts attached to the application*||December 1, 2017|
|5||Official transcripts with Fall, 2017 grades. A cumulative minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required on the Bachelor's transcript. For more information, please see the FAQ section.Â||January 20, 2018|
|6||Copies of 2 - 4 programs of performances in which you participated during undergraduate study and/or the last two years attached to the application.* A program example is here.||December 1, 2017|
|7||Shepherd School Financial Assistance Application attached to the application*||December 1, 2017|
|8||Audition profile form for harp, organ, trombone and tuba||December 1, 2017|
|9||Online submission of the preliminary recording, if necessary, is accessed from the Audition Page||December 1, 2017|
|10||Composition applicants: online submission of your portfolio. Complete details can be found on the Master of Music Composition page||December 1, 2017|
|11||Musicology applications only: Submit GRE scores (Rice institution code is 6609). Complete details are available on the Master of Music Musicology Audition page||December 1, 2017|
*all application attachments must be in .pdf format
Begin your application here: Submission of an Application and Supplemental materials
Online submission of the preliminary recording, if necessary, is accessed from the Audition Page.