NOTICE:
All Incoming Students for 1st Semester, SY 2017-2018
Note: There is no 2nd Semester admission for undergraduate program:
          Application Period: February 01-March 31, 2017

 

UPCAT Applicants please call the College Secretary’s Office at 981-8500 local 2627 for an important instruction.

Testing Fee – Php 500.00 (Pls. Pay at the UP Cashier’s Office, back of PNB Building) Please bring supporting documents together with application form/2 pcs 2 x 2 colored pictures

 

Applicants may apply to more than one degree program. These applications will be treated and processed in all respects as separate applications.

 

TOEFL required of all foreign applicants whose native language is not English or who do not come from schools where the medium of instruction is English.

IMPORTANT:

It is the responsibility of the student to check the status of his/her application especially with regard to acceptance status.   ONLY students who confirm their intent to enroll by a deadline set by the college are considered accepted. Acceptance slots of those who do not confirm by the deadline will be assigned to another applicant.

 

As a rule, no alternative date/s for either the Music Theory Exam or Talent Audition is/are provided.


 

RE: ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS
 

A. MUSIC THEORY EXAM -
Saturday, 01 April 2017
9:00am – 12:00 noon
Abelardo Hall Auditorium

Bring your Official Receipt and 2 sharpened pencils, Mongol #2.
(The exam will start promptly at 9:00 a.m.)
* Only students who pass the Music Theory Exam can take the Talent Audition.

Exam results will be posted on Wednesday, 05 April 2017 4:00pm, on the College Secretary’s Bulletin Board.

 

B. TALENT AUDITION -
Saturday, 8 April 2017
(See posters for date, time schedule & room assignment)
Names of admitted students for the 1st Semester of AY 2017-2018 will be posted on Thursday, 20 April 2017, 9:00am on the College Secretary’s Bulletin Board.  Proceed to Counter B and C for Admission Requirements..

WHO MAY APPLY:
1. High School Graduates
2. Transfer students from other UP units or other universities/colleges.

3. 2nd degree Applicants

 

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COURSE OFFERINGS

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS


CERTIFICATE IN MUSIC (CM)

A 3-year purely Music Program with concentration in the performing areas of Voice, Strings, Winds & Percussion.
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DIPLOMA IN CREATIVE AND PERFORMING MUSICAL ARTS (DCPMA)
A 4-year course of study with a heavy concentration on the applied and theoretical arts. The major areas available are Asian Music, Band Conducting, Choral Conducting, Composition, Dance, Instruments (Strings, Winds & Percussion), Music Education, Piano and Voice.

BACHELOR OF MUSIC (BM)
A 5-year course of study with a wider coverage providing a well rounded preparation for a career in music. Major areas include Composition, Conducting (Band, Choral and Orchestral), Dance, Instruments (Strings, Winds and Percussion), Music Education, Musicology, Piano and Voice.


GRADUATE PROGRAM


MASTER OF MUSIC (MM)
This is a 2-year course of study designed to develop a balance between depth in an area of specialization on the one hand a breadth of competence on the other. For inquiries and requirements, see the Graduate Program Office Room 216.
 

Diagnostic Exams for applicants to the graduate programs are scheduled on the same day as the undergraduate entrance test.
 

Requirements specific to the different MM programs

1) Graduate Placement Examinations Coverage:

I. Fundamental musical skills and analysis:
      a. Dictation ("melodic")
      b. Sight-singing
      c. Analysis of a musical piece (visual)
      d. Keyboard proficiency
II. Identification of musical styles (historical and geographic)

2) Piano Proficiency Requirements
 

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MM Application Form 1
MM Application Form 2


 

PhD in MUSIC
PhD Music Application Form 1
PhD Music Application Form 2

 

 

Schedule of Admissions to the Graduate Programs SY 2016-2017

UP COLLEGE OF MUSIC ADMISSION TO THE GRADUATE PROGRAMS (SY 2016 - 2017)

Master in Music (MM) and Doctor of Philosophy in Music (PhD)

 

Application Period: February 1 – April 15, 2016.   
Note: There is no 2nd Semester admission.

 

Testing Fee – Php 500.00 (After getting the Billing Statement from the Admin Office, pls. pay at the Cashier’s Office, back of PNB Building.)
 

Please submit supporting documents together with the application form and 2 pcs of 2x2 colored pictures.
 

TOEFL is required of all foreign applicants whose native language is not English or who do not come from schools where the medium of instruction is English.

 

IMPORTANT: It is the responsibility of the student to check the status of his/her application especially with regard to acceptance status. ONLY students who confirm their intent to enroll by a deadline set by the college are considered accepted.

 

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

 

A. EXAMS

            1. Graduate Placement Exam/GPE (MM)   Venue: Room 216

Saturday, 16 April 2016; 9:00am – 12:00n (Music Literature) & 2:00-5:00pm (Theory)

            2. Diagnostic Examination (PhD) Venue: Sound Laboratory

Saturday, 16 April 2016; 9:00am – 12:00n & 2:00-5:00pm
 

Bring your Official Receipt, ballpen and pencil. (The exam will start promptly at 9:00 a.m.)
 

B.  AUDITION/INTERVIEW -

1.TalentAudition (MM)  Saturday, 23 April 2016 (See posters for date, time & room assignment)

2. Entrance Interview (PhD) – Saturday, 23 April 2016, 10am-12n, at the Dean’s Office
 

C. Keyboard Proficiency Exam  (MM only) – To be announced.

Names of admitted students for the 1st Semester, AY 2016-2017 will be posted on Thursday, 28 April 2016, 9am on the College Secretary's Bulletin Board.
 

For Admission Requirements and more information, visit  http://music.upd.edu.ph/academics.html or see Mr. Rommel at the Graduate Programs Office, Rm. 216. Application forms for both the MM & PhD programs may be downloaded at http://music.upd.edu.ph/admission.html. For inquiries, please email Dr. Raul Navarro, coordinator of the Graduate Programs, at rcnavarro_music@yahoo.com.

 

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Requests for delayed taking of any entrance requirement will be on a case to case basis depending on the reason. The final decision rests on the College of Music. Please write a formal letter of request for re-scheduling to the Dean’s Office thru the College Secretary.

 

 

Important Announcements

Requests for delayed taking of any entrance requirement will be on a case to case basis depending on the reason. The final decision rests on the College of Music. Please write a formal letter of request for re-scheduling to the College Secretary's Office thru Ms. Connie Rongavilla.