Undergraduate Application Information
1. University Application
All prospective students must submit an online application to Eastern Michigan University prior to auditioning for the school. Additionally, prospective students must be accepted by the University to be considered for a departmental scholarship.
International students, please visit International Admissions for additional information and support.
2. School of Music and Dance Application
All prospective music students must submit an Undergraduate Music Application to the School of Music and Dance at least seven days prior to the audition date. As part of this process, applicants will provide names and contact information for two recommenders.
3. Audition Day
Currently, all auditions are being conducted online. Auditionees, after filling out a School of Music & Dance Application, please prepare an instrument/voice audition using the guidelines below. Create a video of your audition and post it as unlisted to YouTube. Send the link to the video to [email protected] at least one day before your audition date. Accompaniment (live or pre-recorded) is required for vocal auditions only. Meetings, interviews and other activities will be conducted via Zoom on your audition day. Percussionists, please contact [email protected] if you need access to equipment.
Please select one of the specific upcoming audition dates in your application (not the general "YouTube/Distance" option).
- Principal Instrument/Voice Audition - Required of all applicants.
- Music Theory Exam - Required of all applicants.
- Program Interview - Required of Music Education and Music Therapy applicants.
- Piano Placement Exam - Students with two–four years of previous keyboard experience are encouraged to take this exam to determine which semester of piano is appropriate.
- Audition Day Schedule - (January, February, March)
Official audition results are determined by the director of the School of Music and Dance based on the recommendations of the music faculty and are mailed to the applicant, normally within ten business days of the audition.
If you have questions concerning the Music and Dance application process, please contact Dr. Donald Babcock, admissions coordinator.