Music Education Supplemental Requirements

All MM applicants in Music Education (including certification MM applicants):

1. Music Performance Sample

  • Musicianship demonstration on your primary instrument or voice on video
  • Perform two contrasting works that demonstrate the best of your musicianship
  • 10-15 minutes in duration total

The Music Performance Sample should be uploaded online to SlideRoom by December 1

2. Music Teaching Sample (for Teaching Assistantship consideration only)

  • Teaching demonstration in a music ensemble rehearsal or classroom situation (not a final performance) on video
  • This video should include footage from an entire class period (no less than 30 minutes in length)
  • In 2-3 paragraphs, provide some context and background to the teaching video

The Music Teaching Sample should be uploaded online to SlideRoom by December 1

All Ph.D. applicants in Music Education:

1. Scholarly Writing Samples

  • Scholarly paper (from a class)
  • Research Thesis (if available)
  • Statement of research interests

Please e-mail your Scholarly Writing Samples to the Frost School of Music Admission office at fsom.graddocs@miami.edu by December 1

2. Music Teaching Sample

  • Teaching demonstration in a music ensemble rehearsal or classroom situation (not a final performance) on video
  • This video should include footage from an entire class period (no less than 30 minutes in length)
  • In 2-3 paragraphs, provide some context and background to the teaching video

The Music Teaching Sample should be uploaded online to SlideRoom by December 1