Audition Dates & Requirements

Please read this entire page as it has important information regarding audition/portfolio requirements.


Audition dates for entrance and scholarship for Fall 2020 applicants:

November 23, 2019

January 25, 2020

February 1, 2020

February 22, 2020

Fall 2020 audition registration is available through your Application Gateway. You must submit an application to the University before registering for an audition. You do not have to be admitted into the University to sign-up for an audition. To complete an undergraduate application to the University or to login to your Application Gateway, please visit the following website:

If you are having trouble accessing the audition registration form, please contact the School of Music admissions office at

To schedule an audition for Spring 2020 admission, you may register for the November 23 date or contact the School of Music admissions office at to arrange an alternative date.

All applicants must audition as an instrumentalist or vocalist, regardless of the degree (major or minor). Audition requirements vary for instruments. Please see the appropriate links below or contact the professor in your performance/degree area with questions.

Instrumental Undergraduate Audition Requirements
Instrumental Jazz Undergraduate Audition Requirements

Voice Audition Requirements

Please note there are separate requirements for jazz instruments above. The School of Music will provide piano accompaniment for vocal auditions only. Accompaniment will not be required for instrumental auditions.


In addition to the required instrumental/voice audition requirements listed above, music composition, music & new media, music theory and music therapy applicants must also provide additional material. Please click on the links below for additional requirements.

Music Composition Requirements

Music & New Media Requirements

Music Theory Requirements

Music Therapy Requirements

Audition Faculty Contact List


  • Video links may be submitted in lieu of a live audition only with special permission from the faculty in your applied area. Please contact the Admissions Counselor at to make this request.
  • In order to be considered for a music scholarship, students must audition on or before the final scholarship audition date. For more information about scholarships please visit our scholarship page:
  • It is strongly recommended that all your admissions materials be submitted prior to your audition. All materials must be submitted before the School of Music can admit a student or make a scholarship offer.
  • For students with schedule conflicts, a weekday audition may be arranged with faculty in your performance area. Please contact the Admissions Counselor at to make this request.