Music Audition Information

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Students intending to major in music must complete the Music Department Application Form and audition for acceptance into the program.  Music scholarships are available to exceptional students completing a successful audition by February 22.  The audition experience is an opportunity for prospective students and their families to:

  • Demonstrate the level of musical skill in the prospective student’s major performance area.
  • Visit the Music Department and learn about the specific music programs.Music student
  • Meet music faculty and current music students.
  • Tour the campus and music facilities.

2015-2016 Audition Dates

Saturday, December 5 2015 – 9am
Saturday, January 23, 2016 – 9am
Saturday, February 6, 2016 – 9am
Saturday, February 20, 2016 – 9am
Saturday, March 12, 2016 – 9am
Saturday, April 09, 2016 – 9am

Prospective students should contact the Music Department at (610) 647-4400 ext. 3453 or e-mail to arrange for an audition time and to submit the Music Department application.

For information about Graduate Music Therapy, contact Dr. Lillian Eyre, Chair, Graduate Music Therapy Program, at (610) 647-4400 ext. 3490 or e-mail

Audition Requirements

  • Prepare and perform two solo pieces in contrasting styles which best demonstrate skills in the primary performance area. These need not be memorized and vocalists are not required to sing in a foreign language. Please bring two copies of each performance piece to the audition.
  • If an accompanist is needed, you must mail or fax the music to the Music Department two full weeks prior to the audition date.  Fax number is 484-323-3901.
  • Percussionists must perform on at least two instruments:  snare drum, timpani, keyboard percussion.
  • If you are not primarily a pianist, demonstrate proficiency, if any, at the piano.
  • If you are not primarily a vocalist, sing a song of your choice.
  • Sight read a simple melodic vocal line and a rhythmic exercise.
  • Complete a test in music fundamentals, including key signatures, basic rhythms, treble/bass clef reading, basic intervals, major/minor scale patterns, and basic triads. This test is designed for placement in the appropriate music theory class.
  • Students auditioning for the music therapy program prepare a song to sing while playing either piano or guitar.  This should be a pop tune, children’s song, original composition, or selection from a musical.

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