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Music Education Audition Requirements

All applicants will submit the following application materials based on their desired degree program.

Application Requirements for Undergraduate Applicants

Undergraduate music education applicants will apply for their primary instrument or voice studio and conduct an invterview with the music education faculty. Use buttons below to navigate to the appropriate page.  

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS

  • Complete all Graduate School Application Requirements for your degree program and a UNC Application
    • Graduate Students will submit their audition video as part of their UNC Application.
  • After submitting your application, upload and complete the following School of Music Checklist Items in your Graduate School Admissions Portal:
    • Resume - a complete listing of your performing and work experience. Please upload a .pdf document
    • Statement of Goals - a brief statement about your career aspirations. Please upload a .pdf document.
    • School of Music Form - includes Virtual Interview Scheduling, musical experience, and past teachers.
    • Assistantship Letter of Experience (optional but strongly recommended) - a brief statement about your teaching or professional experience as it relates to music. Please upload a .pdf document.
Additional application requirements for Master of Music
  • Upload to the admissions portal a sample of scholarly writing
Additional application requirements for Doctor of Arts
  • Upload to the admissions portal a sample of scholarly writing
  • Upload to the application one video of a teaching episode that demonstrates that applicant’s instructional abilities
  • Upload to the application a video, approximately 15 minutes in duration, that demonstrates the applicant’s performing ability on their primary instrument or voice. Two pieces of contrasting styles are recommended.

Note: Accompanists are not required, but the applicant may provide one.


Music Education

Audition Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Undergraduate music education applicants will audition on their primary instrument or voice. Use buttons below to navigate to the appropriate page.


Audition Requirements for Master of Music and Doctor of Arts

  • An audio recording, about 10 to 15 minutes in duration, which demonstrates the applicant’s performing ability on their primary instrument or voice. Two pieces of contrasting styles are recommended.
  • An in-person audition may be done in lieu of the above requirements.

MUSIC EDUCATORS INTENSIVE

Video examples of teaching, and an audition or audio recording of performing abilities are not required for applicants to the MEI (Music Educators Intensive) Master of Music Program

Contact:

Dr. Lindsay Fulcher at Lindsay.Fulcher@unco.edu