Handbook for Graduate Students in Music

Welcome to graduate study in music at Appalachian State University!

The faculty and staff of the Hayes School of Music wish you success in your graduate program. This Handbook has been prepared to help orient you to the graduate music programs and to inform you of the policies and procedures of the Hayes School of Music.

You should also become familiar with the policies and procedures of the Graduate School as published in the Graduate Bulletin. Please read the handbook carefully and do not hesitate to ask questions. We are available to assist you at any time.

Dr. Melody Schwantes, Program Director, Music Therapy

Dr. Dakota Corbliss, Program Director, Music Performance