This information pertains to the Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, Music Therapy, Music Industry and Breadth Studies, and the Bachelor of Music in Performance, Composition and Media Composition. Your audition material should reflect your best musical and technical proficiency.
Students wishing to audition for entrance into the CSUN 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.
The CSUN Music Department does not offer a Minor in Music.
Those students who already hold a master's degree in music will not be able to receive a second masters from CSUN at this time.
For information pertaining to the Masters of Music degrees, please visit the page for our graduate degrees.
AUDITIONS FOR FALL 2022 ADMISSION
All incoming students will be sent an audition application from the Office of Admissions & Records once you apply to the university.
If you are a current CSUN student, please contact the Music Department Undergraduate Advisor, Nicole Hovland, for an audition application.
ALL auditions for Fall 2022 have been moved to video submission or live online Zoom auditions. If you are a student who originally scheduled an on-campus audition, you will receive an e-mail to update your audition format to one of these options. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Placement Examinations for 2022
Undergraduate Placement Tests:
Musicianship & Theory
This test will be administered online in November (for SPRING 2022) and May (FALL 2022). Students will be contacted via email with the exams - these exams are NOT required if you wish to start at level one in musicianship and theory. For questions about test administration, please contact Nicole Hovland: email@example.com. For questions regarding exam material, please contact Dr. McCaffrey - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students will receive a keyboard questionnaire to fill out in November (SPRING 2022) and May (FALL 2022). This questionnaire will help us to place you. In addition, any junior college transcripts will also be used in the placement process.
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