To be considered for admission to the graduate wind conducting program all applicants must:
In addition to applying for admission, interested graduate students should submit the following:
Send materials to: Dr. William K. Wakefield, 500 West Boyd, Suite 116, Norman, OK 73019.
Prospective students who meet the criteria for entrance to the Graduate College and School of Music are reviewed by the band conducting faculty and selectively invited to audition for the wind conducting program on the basis of submitted materials for Wind Conducting Program in the School of Music.
The University of Oklahoma School of Music, Department of Bands offers .50 Graduate Teaching Assistantships beginning the fall of each year for students pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts or Master of Music degree in conducting. Graduate students are integrated into all aspects of the University Band program to create opportunities for professional and personal development. Conducting students work in a team environment with the band faculty, staff, student workers and other graduate students.
Graduate conducting students have opportunities to: