1. Apply to The University of Georgia Graduate School as soon as possible: grad.uga.edu
  2. Apply to the School of Music for admission and assistantship: music.uga.edu
  3. Submit (via "Acceptd" at https://app.getacceptd.com/ugamusic) the following pre-audition materials by December 1, 2019:
    • Personal Statement of Purpose
    • Reflective Essay
    • Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
    • List of 3 references with contact numbers and e-mail addresses
    • Two page analysis paper (MM and DMA: Symphonies of Wind Instruments (revised edition)-Stravinsky)
    • Video footage of both rehearsal and performance (about 15 minutes each; frontal view)
    • Audio recordings of at least 2 contrasting works performed by your own ensemble, or an ensemble you have conducted and rehearsed (approx. 30 minutes)
    • Repertoire list of works conducted and/or studied
  4. Live Audition/Interview: Repertoire-Symphonies of Wind Instruments, revised edition  (Stravinsky) and Serenade in B Flat ("Gran Partita")  Live audition date: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.
  5. Interview and meeting (including philosophy of teaching/conducting/performance)
  6. Meeting with conducting faculty (wind, choral, orchestra), and graduate conductors
  7. Aural skills and musical knowledge assessment
  8. 15-20 minute audition with the Hodgson Wind Ensemble, including rehearsal
  9. Interview with the graduate committee (conducting, theory, musicology faculty)

    You will be notified by Dr. Turner of the admission recommendation shortly thereafter. Final official acceptance and assistantship offers will come from the University.

Please feel free to ask any questions: cjturner@uga.edu using the subject line “Graduate Conducting Application.”