All incoming freshmen and transfer students, regardless of major, are required to audition on their principal instrument for acceptance into the School of Music. The audition is the most important factor in determining whether a student will be accepted as a music major.
Upcoming audition dates are listed below. Applicants can select their desired audition date on the School of Music application.
Friday, December 1, 2017
- Piano, Voice
Friday, January 12, 2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018
- Brass, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings (no viola), Voice, Woodwinds
Saturday, January 27, 2018
- Brass (no horn or trombone), Keyboard, Percussion, Voice, Woodwinds (no bassoon)
Friday, February 23, 2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018
- Brass, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings, Voice, Woodwinds
What to expect on your audition day
Students attending Friday auditions should expect to be on campus from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., while students attending Saturday auditions should expect to be on campus from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Detailed audition information will be sent via email approximately two weeks prior to the audition date.
Attending an audition day is more than just the audition. On audition days, prospective students and their parents have several opportunities to learn more about Baylor University and the School of Music. Guests from Financial Aid and Campus Life give presentations and answer questions regarding scholarships and living on campus. Students and parents also have an opportunity to hear from the Dean of the School of Music, listen to current student performers, meet faculty in their areas, and attend information meetings on Music Education and Church Music.
Unable to attend an audition day?
Students who are unable to attend an on-campus audition day can upload recorded audition materials to their School of Music application on Acceptd.