Duquesne University Music Admissions - See yourself HERE

Music Admissions

At the Mary Pappert School of Music, you can be a creator, artist, healer, teacher, and much more!
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How to Apply

Admission to the Mary Pappert School of Music requires a university application and successful completion of the online audition process.

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100% of accepted music students receive financial assistance!

We are proud to offer our students exceptional award packages like the undergraduate Lead with Music Scholarship that can cover up to 50% of tuition, as well as highly competitive Graduate Performance Awards and Assistantships.

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Experience Being a Student

  Duquesne Music Students Performing

FREE Trial Lesson
Prospective undergraduate and graduate students that submit an application qualify for a free 60-minute lesson with our award-winning faculty.

Observe Classes and Rehearsals
All prospective students are invited to observe classes and ensemble rehearsals remotely when possible. Email the Office of Music Admissions or call (412) 396-5064 to check availability.

Take a Virtual Tour of Campus
Duquesne's campus is situated in the heart of Pittsburgh and offers breathtaking views of the city and its three rivers, and is only a short walk from downtown.

Watch Performances
Take a moment to experience the joy of making music at the Mary Pappert School of Music and see for yourself why so many choose to be a part of our musician community.