Admissions Information & Auditions

Music Department Open House - November 2016

A day for prospective music majors to experience music study at UD. Day's activities will include performances, class visitations, learning about opportunities for music majors and non-majors, and meeting professors and current students. November 10 will be for instrumentalists and November 11 for vocalists. Please RSVP by Monday, November 7.

  • Instrumentalists, please register here​ 
  • Vocalists, please register here​

Music Department Audition Days - Jan/Feb 2017

Dates listed here are for music major auditions. Students interested in ensemble placement, music minors, merit and/or honors private study should look under the "Current Students" tab and email the Department​ with questions!

All prospective undergraduate music majors must audition and take an online music theory placement test as part of their application to the University of Delaware. Specific audition repertoire is required for each instrument; please visit Application Instructions and Timeline​ for details. 

To schedule an audition, please complete our Audition Request Form (Deadline: January 15)

In addition to the performance audition, the following programs have other requirements included in the Admissions process: 

  • B.M. Music Education applicants must audition on their primary instrument and interview with the Music Education faculty (​Piano and Guitar students wishing to apply for the Music Education Program must also prepare a secondary audition on either a band or orchestra instrument or on voice to be completed at the time of their piano or guitar audition.)

  • B. M. Music Composition applicants must submit prescreening materials​, audition on their primary instrument, and interview with the Composition faculty; scores of three compositions for varying instruments or ensembles are required at the interview.

  • B. M. Music Theory and B. M. Music History & Literature applicants must audition on their primary instrument, submit a writing sample via email​, and interview with Theory or History faculty respectively.

Graduate applicants, apply here​.

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