The NYSTCE Music test contains 5 content domains, with the final domain consisting of an essay question: (I) Music Theory, (II) Music Performance, (III) Listening Skills, (IV) Music History and Culture, (V) Music History and Culture: Constructed Response. The test contains approximately 90 multiple-choice questions. The first portion of the exam is presented in the form of audio questions to the group of examinees, and the second portion allows each examinee to work at their own pace for the rest of the multiple choice questions and written assignment.
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