Graduate Studies in Music

Apply Audition Degrees Assistantships

The following checklist serves as a guide through the School of Music admission process.

The SHSU School of Music welcomes new student applications year-round. Applicants must apply for admission to the university as well as to the School of Music. Acceptance into the School of Music is contingent upon admittance to the university. Please visit the SHSU Admissions website for more information on eligibility requirements.

Please do not apply to the Music Therapy Masters Equivalency Program until you have contacted Prof. Carolyn Dachinger at

Application Checklist

ATTN: Kevin Clifton
SHSU School of Music
P.O. Box 2208
Huntsville, TX 77341

  • Three Letters of Recommendation (Submit to address above)
  • Official GRE scores
  • Contact the coordinator for your area of interest
  • Request an audition and/or interview using the form below. See each track for specific requirements
  • Graduate Assistantship Application (if interested)

The School of Music accepts qualified candidates as music majors. Students not intending to be a music major do not need to audition.

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School of Music
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1751 Avenue I, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-294-1360

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