This information pertains to the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, Music Therapy, Music Industry and Breadth Studies, and to the Bachelor of Music in Performance, Composition and Media Composition. Your audition material should reflect your best musical and technical proficiency. You must audition in ONE instrumental area. Additionally the Bachelor of Arts options and all Composition and Media Composition programs require an interview.
Students wishing to audition for the department, for entrance into the Music program, must submit an audition application by the specified deadline. Students auditioning must be in the process of admission to the University for the semester they are auditioning for.
Fall 2014 Entrance Auditions
Auditions for Fall 2014 will be held on the following dates:
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Friday, March 7, 2014
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Applicants for the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music programs may apply to the university October 1-November 30, 2013 through www.csumentor.com.
Students will be able to choose their audition date on their application. The audition application period for Fall 2014 will be October 17, 2013 through February 5, 2014 for all audition dates.
Audition applications for all listed dates can be submitted electronically through the following link:
Placement Examinations for Spring 2014
Spring 2014 Undergraduate Placement Tests:
Wednesday – January 15, 2014
No appointment required. YOU WILL BE ASKED FOR YOUR STUDENT ID # - bring this information with you.
Keyboard Placement Exam
Dr. Jacqueline Salas
CY 239, 9-10 am - This test takes approx. 10 min.
Musicianship Placement Exam
Prof. David Aks
CY 105, 10:30 am - The exam is about 1 hour, please bring writing utensils: pen, pencil, etc.
Theory Placement Exam
Dr. Liviu Marinescu
CY 110, 12 noon This exam will last about 1-2 hours