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Admission to the School of Music

The School of Music offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees in instrumental performance, vocal performance, jazz studies, music composition, music education, music history and literature, music theory, and conducting. Admission requires a UNC application, supplementary music materials, and for most programs, an audition.


2021 Audition Dates

  • Saturday, February 6, 2021, 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Monday, February 15, 2021, 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday, February 27, 2021, 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Saturday, March 6, 2021, 8:00am - 4:00pm

Students applying to the UNC School of Music may complete an audition in-person, virtually, or by video. 


Application Timeline


Application Open

August 1




January 31




February 6, 15, 27, and March 6


Decision Deadlines

April 15 - Grad & May 1 - Undergrad

Current UNC Seeking Students

UNC students in their freshman year at UNC, who have not yet applied for or been admitted to the School of Music may complete the Seeking Application and audition in the fall or spring semester. All students who are interested in majoring in music music apply audition for the School Music. Music minors do not require an audition. Interested in meeting with a music advisor?

Complete the Seeking Application