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B.A./M.M. Program

This is a program for current Yale College students with outstanding abilities in performance or composition. The Bachelor of Arts/Master of Music degree program is open to both music and non-music majors.

B.A./M.M. students usually complete requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in their senior year and for the Master of Music degree after one year of the M.M. program in the School of Music (year 5), providing that they have completed the following by the end of their junior year:

Music Majors

  • four terms of performance (MUSI 360a or b, 361a or b, 460a or b, 461a or b), and
  • MUSI 210a or b and 211a or b

Non-music majors

  • four terms of performance (MUSI 360a or b, 361a or b, 460a or b, 461a or b), and
  • four courses, which usually include two courses from the MUSI 301–311 series, and
  • two of MUSI 350a, 351b, 352b, or 353a

Students who have accelerated the undergraduate program are ineligible to apply for the B.A./M.M. program.

Interested?

Consult your major teacher at the beginning of the first term of the junior year. You will need to submit an application to the School of Music by December 1 of your junior year.

Interested students should also contact Lily Sutton, director of admissions, for more information about the program.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Areas of Study

Chamber Music

Chamber music is an integral part of the YSM experience.

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