UNDERGRADUATE





Admission Information
AY 2022-2023

As precaution against the spread of COVID-19, the submission of application, the Music Theory and Solfege Exams, and the Talent Auditions for CMu Admission 2022 will all be done online.


ADMISSIONS CALENDAR


April 1 to May 31, 2022: Online Application via OCS (Click here for Application form: https://forms.gle/pPZNxp1SjF9p2mhMA
May 16, 2022: Release of Test Permits with UVLE password and ID Batch 1
June 6, 2022: Release of Test Permits with UVLE password and ID Batch 2
June 11, , 2022: Mock Online Theory Exam
June 25, 2022: Online Music Theory Exam
June 26, 2022: Online Solfege Exam
June 30, 2022: Release of Theory and Solfege Exam Results (click here)
July 4-5 , 2022: Uploading of Audition Videos to Google Drive
July 6-8, 2022: Department Interview/Auditions/Deliberations
July 18 , 2022: Release of Admission Results

You may also check for updates or send queries via the Facebook page UPCMu-OCS https://www.facebook.com/UPCMu-OCS-178670982959172/ or email to musicocs.upd@up.edu.ph


UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Associate in Arts (Music) or AA (Music) is a 2-year course of study with the following areas of concentration: Composition, Conducting (Band or Choral), Dance, Music Education, Musicology, Music Performance (Voice), or Music Performance (Instruments: Asian Instruments, Percussion, Piano, Strings, or Winds). Students admitted in this program may proceed to the BM program upon completion of the requirements of the AA (Music) program and passing the audition of the BM program.

Bachelor of Music or BM is a 4-year course of study with a wide coverage providing a well-rounded preparation for a career in music. Major areas include Composition, Conducting (Band, Choral, or Orchestral), Dance, Instruments (Percussion, Strings, or Winds), Music Education, Musicology, Piano, and Voice.

Application to Bachelor of Music degree is open only to the following applicants:
(a) freshmen who have been accepted by the AY 2022-2023 Admissions Online https://upadmissionsonline.up.edu.ph/,
(b) shiftees or transferees from UP constituent universities who have earned a minimum of 30 academic units and a GWA of at least 2.5,
(c) transferees from non-UP colleges/universities who have earned a minimum of 33 academic units and a GWA of at least 2.0, and
(d) bachelor’s degree holders.

Applicants who don’t meet any of the above criteria may apply to the AA (Music) program.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

*All applicants to the college are required to take the following:
1. Music Theory Exam,
2. Solfege Exam, and
3. Talent Determination Test for their intended field of study
(See https://music.upd.edu.ph/Requirements.html for Audition requirements.)

*Freshmen who have been accepted by the AY 2022-2023 Admissions Online are still required to take and pass the Music Theory Exam, the Solfege Exam, and the Talent Determination Test. Application period starts after release of UP Admissions until May 31, 2022.

*A passing score in the 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.

Who May Apply and What Documents to Submit



How to Apply (deadline: 31 May 2022)

1. Accomplish and submit the online application form: https://forms.gle/pPZNxp1SjF9p2mhMA. This link will be open from April 1 to May 31 only.

2. Wait for your Test Permit and UVLE username and password to be emailed to you on:
May 16 – for applications received by OCS from March 15 to April 30 or
June 6 – for applications received by OCS from May 1-31

3. Take the Mock Music Theory Exam on June 11, Saturday. ONLINE MODE ONLY. Exam will start at 9:00 AM.

4. Take the Music Theory Exam on June 25, Saturday. ONLINE MODE ONLY. Exam will start at 9:00 AM.

5. Take the Solfege Exam on June 26, Sunday. ONLINE MODE ONLY. Exam will start at 9:00 AM.

Music Theory and Solfege Exams results will be posted on the college website at 4:00 PM on 30 June 2021, Thursday. Successful examinees will also be notified via email.

Only students who have passed the Music Theory and Solfege Exams can take the Talent Determination Test. See https://music.upd.edu.ph/Requirements.html

6. Submit your audition video. Follow department instructions. ONLINE ONLY; last day: 5 July 2022, Tuesday.

Names of admitted students for the 1st Semester of AY 2022-2023 will be posted on the college website at 3:00 PM on 18 July 2022, Monday.

If you are admitted, the Office of the College Secretary will email you the list of Admission Requirements. Submit your admission requirements on or before the deadline. (Deadline to be announced)

Newly admitted students may be required to take a Psycho-Social Test. (Schedule to be announced)



QUICK LINKS:

Printable Admission Information:

Application form: https://forms.gle/pPZNxp1SjF9p2mhMA
Audition Requirements (webpage): https://music.upd.edu.ph/Requirements.html

Printable Audition Requirements:

UPCMu OCS email address: musicocs.upd@up.edu.ph
UPCMu OCS social media page (FB): https://www.facebook.com/UPCMu-OCS-178670982959172/

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