The purpose of this study is to put forward graduate theses and dissertations general music education. In the study, with this purpose, the distribution of 79 theses and dissertations conducted between 1986 and 2009 at 15 universities, which were able to be accessed by the researchers, in Turkey, and shown in tables under the titles of "Thesis Type, University Theses Conducted, Year Theses Conducted. This study can be an important source for educators and researchers in the area of general music education. In the discussion section, the subjects and the results of the theses accessed and analyzed were presented. As a result, it appeared that there were more research at master's and PhD level in general music education conducted mostly at graduate programs at Gazi University and Marmara University. This study can be an important source for educators and researchers in the area of general music education. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.