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Contact the Music Graduate Office

Office Location
East Studio Building 120 (JS 120)
205 S. Jordan Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47405

Mailing Address
1201 E. 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

Hours: 8 am–12 pm, 1–5 pm
Phone: 812-855-1738Phone

E-mail: musgrad [at] indiana [dot] edu

musicdgs [at] indiana [dot] edu (Eric Isaacson), Director
serbes [at] indiana [dot] edu (Sara Erbes), Advisor
anmiller [at] indiana [dot] edu (Angie Miller), Recorder
musgrad [at] indiana [dot] edu (Victoria Wheeler), Secretary
musdoc [at] indiana [dot] edu (Brittany Dye), Doctoral Clerk

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Doctoral Dissertation, Final Project, and Piano Essay

The capstone for all doctoral degrees is a substantial research project or composition. Students in music education, music theory, musicology, and composition write a dissertation. Students in piano write a doctoral piano essay. All other majors complete a doctoral final project. The four stages to completing this requirement are outlined below.

1. Topic proposal

2. Final project or dissertation written component

3. Public presentation

4. Final copies

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