Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

OUR STUDENTS COME TO THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC FROM AROUND THE WORLD. ALL BRING UNIQUE TALENTS AND BACKGROUNDS BUT THEY SHARE A SINGLE GOAL – TO BECOME A GREAT MUSICIAN.

Learn more about the School of Music with our digital brochure [PDF].

Carefully review the application and Audition/Portfolio Requirements for your desired program of study.


If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Office of Recruitment & Enrollment by email at music-admissions@andrew.cmu.edu.

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Updated Information August 2, 2021: Updated Visitor Protocol effective August 1, 2021: Visitors (both indoors and outdoors) for one-time visits and/or recurring meetings/events on campus are permitted. 

Those wishing to visit campus may schedule a self-guided walking tour through the Office of Undergraduate Admission or register for the limited in-person information sessions. The School of Music remains closed to guests until after the fall semester begins; you can check this website for an updated information session schedule and view our virtual tour

Our application is anticipated to open by September 1. We are waiting for the university to update policies surrounding visitors and events before we can finalize what the Fall 2022 application process will look like, but are sharing our anticipated expectations. When available, it will be updated on this site and time-stamped.