Audition Information

Admission to the Department of Music is by Audition Only. Applicants have the option of auditioning in one of three ways:

  • Submit a video recording
  • Perform a live audition on campus
  • Perform a live audition via Zoom 

 

Audition Dates

Transfer Applicants for Spring 2023 and Primary Dates for Fall 2023 Admission and Scholarship Consideration

October 29, 2022 (Audition video submission due)

November 5, 2022 (Live audition on campus, Schroeder Hall)

All Applicants for Fall 2023 Admission and Primary Dates for Fall 2023 Admission and Scholarship Consideration

February 18, 2023 (Audition video submission due) 

February 25, 2023 (Live audition on campus, Schroeder Hall)

All Applicants for Fall 2023 Admission and Secondary Dates for Fall 2023 Admission (Limited Scholarship Consideration)

March 18, 2023 (Live auditions only, Schroeder Hall)

 

Audition Process

Please click the links below to submit items for the audition process.

  1. Apply to Sonoma State University

  2. Complete an SSU Music Department Audition Application Form

  3. Review important information regarding Entrance Audition Requirements

  4. Submit your Recorded Audition (if not auditioning live)

  5. Applicants to the Composition Degree Program must submit Two Notated Scores and Recordings of Their Original Work. In addition, applicants must audition on their major instrument or voice.