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Documents and Resources


Degree Requirements

Composition pamphlet

Musicology pamphlet(s):

For those entering in fall 2013 and earlier, click here.

For those entering in fall 2014 and later, click here.

Performance Practice pamphlet


General calendar

DMA Composition

DMA Performance Practice

PhD Musicology

Course and Time Roster – See “Related Resources” in left sidebar.


Department Links

Graduate School home page

Graduate Application Procedures


Graduate School forms

Thesis/Dissertation information – for more information see the Exams and Research section of the Forms page.

For information on A Exams, see the Exams and Research section of the Forms page.

Code of Legislation
Graduate and Professional Student Assembly
TA Training

Funding Resources

Graduate Fellowship Database
Don M. Randel Teaching Fellowship

Other Cornell Funding

Cornell Council for the Arts

Selected external funding links

Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowships
Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship
AMS travel and research grants
SEM 21st Century Fellowship
Other SEM prizes
SMT Minority Travel Grants


The American Musicological Society
Society for Music Theory
Society for Ethnomusicology
American Music Center
New Music USA

Society for American Music
College Music Society
Society for Asian Music
International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM-US)