Master of Music Program (M.M.)
- Six Songs:
(1) Sing one operatic area or art song in foreign language that is not in English.
A. One operatic aria or art song
(2) Sing five contrasting music theatre selections in English.
B. One selection should be slow with a sustained vocal line.
C. One selection should be fast and provide a contrast in rhythm, mood, characterization, style, and approach. It may show special skills, such as comic timing, dramatic flair, ability with patter, or “belting” for women.
D. One classic music theatre piece written prior to 1970.
E. One music theatre piece written after 1970.
F. One music theatre piece of candidate’s choice that shows the candidate’s dance/movement skills.
(1) Prepare two contrasting monologues in English (less than 4 minutes total).
(1) The applicant will present a ninety-second to two-minute dance piece choreographed to a musical theatre repertoire. It can be choreographed by the applicant or by others. It is not necessary to sing while dancing the piece. The applicant is required to bring their own music and speakers to the audition.
*** Submit a Public or Unlisted Youtube link of non-edited VDO recording by each song / acting / dance (Only 2 technical exercises please record together in one link) ***
English Proficiency Requirement
All incoming students must meet an English language requirement. Applicants can submit a copy of the score report from one of the following exams (or * from the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University, Salaya campus).
|MU GRAD PLUS|
(MU GRAD Test + Speaking)
(Except Doctoral Level)
Higher Graduate Diploma
W = Writing, S = Speaking
Music Theory and History Placement Exam
Basic Music Proficiencies
All incoming graduate* students are required to demonstrate general music proficiencies in basic music
subjects, such as music theory and music history. For students that are unable to pass the exams, they must take
additional review courses during the first year of study.
1. Required Exams
|Western Instruments||1. Western Music Theory 2. Western Music History|
|Thai/Eastern Instruments||1. Western Music Theory 2. Thai Music Theory and History|
|Jazz Instruments (M.M. and D.M.)||1. Jazz Proficiency Exam|
2. General Exam Information
(1) All new graduate students must take the proficiency exams, regardless of the student’s program or major
prior to the Entrance Interview, with an exception of applicants in Music Business Major of the Master of Arts
(2) Students who do not pass the exam(s) must take the respective basic course(s), which will be assigned by the Admission committee.
(3) Students must take any assigned basic courses the first time they are offered and for zero credit hours.
3. Assigned Basic Courses after Music Proficiency Exams
The following table lists the basic courses that students must take if they cannot pass the Basic Music Proficiencies exams
|Type||Required Exams||Basic Courses from Basic Music Proficiencies|
|Western Instruments||1. Western Music Theory||MSTC 530||MSTC 632|
|2. Western Music History||MSCY521||MSCY 641|
|Thai/Eastern Instruments||1. Western Music Theory||MSTC 530||MSTC 632|
|2. Thai Music Theory and History||MSTH512|
|MSCY 522||MSCY 641|
|Jazz Instruments (M.M. and D.M.)||1. Jazz Proficiency Exam||MSJA 511||–|
MSTC 530 Western Music Theory Review
MSCY521 Perspective of Western Music History
MSCY 522 Perspective of Thai Music History
MSTH512 Thai Music Theory Review
MSJA 511 Perspective of Jazz History
MSJA 512 Jazz Theory Review
MSTC 632 Music Theory and Analysis in Graduate Level
MSCY 641 History of Music in Graduate Level
|Major||Year 1||Year 2||All Program|
|Music Performance and Pedagogy (Plan B)||222,000||177,500||399,500|