Eastman is an institution where performance and research mutually inform and enhance each other, and where we prepare the musical artists, scholars, teachers, and leaders of tomorrow. Our graduate programs span performance, composition, musicology, music education, music theory, music leadership, and film scoring.
Our alumni enjoy meaningful careers throughout the musical world and beyond. Learn more about Eastman alumni.
Their success has much to do with our rigorous curriculum, taught by exceptional faculty. Learn about degree offerings.
During their study, students are supported by graduate scholarships, and, in some cases, with a teaching or departmental assistantship stipend. Learn more about graduate scholarships and stipends.
Our students have access to rich educational resources, including an incomparable music library, professional-level recording studios, and collaborative opportunities both within the Eastman School and across the University of Rochester.
Applications are generally accepted between September 1 and December 1 for the following academic year, with some performance programs accepting applications for the Spring semester. Learn more about Graduate Admissions.
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