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Undergraduate Music Minor Application Information

Follow the steps below to complete your application to become an Undergraduate Music Minor.

1) Apply to the university

2) Apply to the school

  • Music Minors in Applied Music (instrumental/vocal) reserve audition slots on the following dates through the online application.
  • If you are applying for a Music Minor in Music Technology or a Music Minor in History and Literature, you do not need to audition.

Audition Dates
Saturday, February 4, 2023
Monday, February 20, 2023
Friday, March 3, 2023: Voice and Piano
Friday, March 10, 2023: Instrumental
Friday, March 24, 2023

Music Industry Interview Dates
Friday, December 2, 2022
Monday, February 20, 2023
Friday, March 31, 2023
Friday, April 28, 2023

3) Audition to become a music minor – Applied Music only.

Music Minors in the Applied Area must complete an entrance audition in addition to the standard application process. See the appropriate area below for audition requirements in your specific area.

Audition RequirementsDownload
WoodwindsIn-Person  By Video
BrassIn-Person  By Video
PercussionIn-Person  By Video
VoiceIn-Person  By Video
Piano / KeyboardIn-Person  By Video
StringsIn-Person By Video

4) Scholarships

The Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music has scholarships available for new music majors. Offers are made by the Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music Scholarship Committee, based on audition results and academic qualifications. Typically, the Entrance Audition for admission as a music major also serves as the audition for a scholarship.  Through a substantial Endowment program, scholarships are available for continuing music majors, based on performance/academic excellence.  Carol A. Carter scholarships for new students are renewable for four years.

5) University Application Deadlines:

  • Fall Semester (priority deadline) February 1
  • Fall Semester (final deadline) August 1
  • Spring Semester December 1
  • Summer Term April 1



Last updated: 1/23/2023