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Prospective Students

Prospective students are welcome to visit the Department of Music. It's best to call (603.646.3531) or email in advance to ensure that a department administrator or faculty member will be able to meet with you. Undergraduate students pursue a bachelor's degree with a major or minor in music. The concentration can be on any of the following: composition, theory, history, ethnomusicology, or performance. There is a Masters Program in Digital Musics. For information please email Digital Music's administrative assistant Rebecca Fawcett.

Participation in the Hopkins Center performing ensembles or taking lessons in the Music Department's Individual Instruction Program or Music 50 Performance Laboratories is not limited to Music majors or minors.

Applying to Dartmouth College

Admissions Process and Arts Supplements:

Applicants for first-year admission with well-developed talent in the fine or performing arts—studio art, dance, theater, film and media studies, and/or music—who intend to participate in and/or study the arts, may submit supplementary materials for review by our faculty. These materials must be submitted via the Admissions Office's online portal. Please do not send your materials to the Department of Music. Further instructions on preparing and submitting the arts supplement may be found here:

For information on the Hopkins Center student performing ensembles, please contact Stephen Langley, Ensembles Assistant; for information about the Department of Music, please contact Catherine La Touche, Department Administrator.

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Last Updated: 10/8/13