Contact the Music Graduate Office
Merrill Hall 011
1201 E. 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
Office hours: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00-4:00 pm
E-mail: musgrad [at] indiana [dot] edu
- musicdgs [at] indiana [dot] edu (Prof. Eric Isaacson), Director
- serbes [at] indiana [dot] edu (Sara Erbes), Academic Advisor
- anmiller [at] indiana [dot] edu (Angie Miller), Recorder
- musgrad [at] indiana [dot] edu (Sherri Bishop), Secretary
- musdoc [at] indiana [dot] edu (Jennifer Kirby), Doctoral Clerk
Master of Music in Composition—Thesis
MM students in composition write an original composition as a thesis.
Students should submit an application for graduation no later than the beginning of the semester in which they plan to graduate. (Graduation information)
Step 1: Compose the Thesis
Write the thesis and program notes in consultation with your teacher and in accordance with these formatting guidelines.
Step 2: Teacher Approval
Once the thesis is completed to the satisfaction of your teacher, prepare the signature page and have it signed by your teacher.
If you will be submitting a bound printed copy, print the signature page on the same paper as used for final submission and include the signed signature page where indicated in the formatting guidelines.
If submitting electronically, submit the signed signature page to the graduate office and leave the signature page in the submitted copy blank.
Step 3: Final Submission
Prepare the final copy and submit it as outlined below:
This must be done by the last day of final exam week (or of the summer term) in order to graduate in a given semester.