Admissions Information & Auditions

Music Department Audition Days: Jan. 30, Jan. 31, & Feb. 1, 2018


Dates listed here are for music major auditions only. 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 complete a music audition 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). ​You may submit this form even if you are not yet finished with your application to the University of Delaware. Audition requests will be confirmed after the new year. 


​​​​​​Vocalists and prospective composition majors: you are welcome to submit your Audition Request Form at any time, but please be aware that your audition date/time will not be confirmed until you have completed the respective prescreening requirements for vocalists and composition​ majors.

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


  • B.M. Music Education applicants must interview with the Music Education faculty. Music Education applicants whose primary instrument is either ​Piano or Guitar must also audition on a secondary instrument or voice on the day of their piano or guitar audition.

  • B. M. Music Composition applicants must submit prescreening materials​ 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 submit a writing sample via email​, and interview with Theory or History faculty respectively.


Graduate applicants, apply here​.


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