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Music: Liberal Arts

Students will analyze, interpret and/or compose at the graduate level, and demonstrate the technical and aesthetic value of music through performance, teaching and research. This degree track allows students to explore a range of music studies that may include performance, history, research or pedagogical projects.

Deadline for Application

Sept 1 for program applications

Special Program Requirements

*  Fall admission recommended because of the sequential curriculum design.

*  Performance audition required on primary instrument or voice.

*  Submit a writing sample of no less than 3 pages. Ideally this will be an undergraduate term paper or other essay that contains references to secondary sources that are cited in an accepted scholarly style. If no writing sample of this type is available, another type of sample is acceptable; examples might include program notes, a statement of teaching philosophy for music education applicants, a statement of creative process for composition applicants, or any other demonstration of the applicant's writing ability.

*  Contact department for further information.

Contact Information

Dr. Jody Graves
119 Music Building
Cheney WA 99004


This program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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