Dear Colleagues,


The music theory faculty of the Boston University School of Music invites applications for its Masters (MA) program in Music Theory. 


Our two-year MA program is designed as intensive preparation for entrance into doctoral study. Students work closely with faculty throughout their time in the program. We have a successful record of placement into the leading doctoral programs. Students also benefit from the greater resources and vibrant scholarly community of the School of Music and Boston University as a whole, along with the wider musical and intellectual offerings of the Boston metropolitan area.


The program:


—offers teaching assistantships and scholarship assistance to qualified applicants.


—has a music theory faculty with a wide range of expertise and research interests.


—fosters collaboration in fields such as performance, musicology, and ethnomusicology.


functions within an active school of music that combines conservatory-level performance programs with top-notch academic studies, and the resources of a major research university.


—is located in the exciting city of Boston, home to universities and conservatories alike, as well as some of the most established musical institutions in the country, such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Lyric Opera, and several distinguished new-music ensembles.


More information about the program may be found at:


For more information, please contact:


Deborah Burton –

burtond -at-

David Kopp –

dako -at-

Jason Yust –

jyust -at-



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