Master of Music: Commercial Music Concentration

Admission Requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree in music with an overall GPA of 3.0
  • Apply to FAU
  • Apply to the Department of Music
  • Submit a portfolio, which must consist of at least three original compositions, one of which should be scored for full orchestra. The orchestration may be synthesized, although live instrumentation is preferred. A full score must accompany each composition. Submission should best represent your work as a composer. Applicants must have knowledge of music production, computer music sequencing, music notation, arranging, and orchestration. To submit your portfolio, please send a link to a cloud-sharing folder, such as Dropbox or Google Docs, to Prof. Michael Zager. For questions, please contact Prof. Michael Zager.


Professor Michael Zager - Commercial Music Program Director

Dr. Marc Decker - Graduate Studies Coordinator

Fookloy Ford - Commercial Music Program Coordinator