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The University of Texas at Austin

Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music

Austin, TX

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Overview

The University of Texas at Austin / Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music is located in Austin, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) String performance
Master of Music (MM) Organ Sacred music
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Piano Jazz
Master of Music (MM) Collaborative piano
Master of Music (MM) Brass/woodwind/percussion
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Band and wind conducting
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Choral conducting
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Collaborative piano
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Music and human learning Jazz
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Music and human learning Piano pedagogy
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Organ performance
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Voice performance pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Chamber music
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Opera performance
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Voice Opera
Master of Music (MM) Musicology
Master of Music (MM) Piano literature and pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Choral conducting
Master of Music (MM) Composition Composition
Master of Music (MM) Composition Jazz
Master of Music (MM) Literature and pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Performance Jazz
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) String performance
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Vocal performance
Master of Music (M Music) Band and wind conducting
Master of Music (MM) Theory
Master of Music (MM) Orchestral conducting
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Brass/woodwind/percussion
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Performance Jazz
Master of Music (MM) Opera performance
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition Composition
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition Jazz
Master of Music (MM) Woodwind, brass, percussion performance
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Musicology
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Piano performance
Master of Music (MM) Ethnomusicology
Master of Music (MM) Organ performance
Master of Music (MM) Vocal performance
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Ethnomusicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music and human learning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theory
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Orchestral conducting
Master of Music (MM) Piano performance
Master of Music (MM) Music and human learning

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (except for performance or composition majors)
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Recital (performance or composition majors)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (except for performance or composition majors)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Recital (for performance or composition majors)

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (except for performance or composition majors)
Master's Degree Requirements Audition (performance majors)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (except for performance or composition majors)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Audition (performance majors)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Location & Contact

Address Austin, TX  78712-1111
United States
Contact Glenn Richter
Interim Director
Email: garichterut@mail.utexas.edu
Phone: 512-232-2093

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