For entrance into the TCU School of Music and scholarship consideration, students who want to major in undergraduate music theory/composition must complete all university and School of Music application requirements and submit the following:
Composers should submit by mail hard copies of three – five scores (including one handwritten example). In addition, audio files of these compositions, if available, may be submitted on flash drive or CD. Please see separate submission instructions below for applicants requesting Nordan Young Artist Award prescreening consideration.
All applicants are required to mail** their original scores and recordings to:
Texas Christian University
School of Music
TCU Box 297500
Fort Worth, TX 76129
Attn: Debbie Alenius
**The SOM recommends applicants send materials Priority Mail – this service includes a USPS Tracking number to confirm delivery. International applicants should choose a comparable service that provides a tracking number for delivery confirmation.
Nordan Young Artist Award Requirements
Composers should submit by mail (to address listed above) hard copies of three – five scores demonstrating considerable ability and achievement in creative work. In addition, audio file of these compositions must be submitted on flash drive or CD. Scores and recordings are due by November 15.
Submit two to three examples of analytical writing to the Audition Request application. At least one example should deal with an arts-related topic.