Music @ Wayne State Experience Days

Music @ Wayne State Experience Days provide prospective high school, transfer and graduate students and their families the opportunity to experience life as a music major at Wayne State University. Students can meet Wayne State faculty and students, hear performances, and virtually attend classes This year, due to the coronavirus pandemic, we will be holding this event virtually. 

The Music @ Wayne State Experience Days will be held on February 27, 2021. Students and their families are welcome to attend.

  • Saturday, January 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm (THIS DATE HAS BEEN CANCELED AND ALL ARE ENCOURAGED TO REGISTER FOR THE NEXT SESSION TO BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 27TH)
  • Saturday, February 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Info Session Schedule, February 27th

Zoom links will be added to our event page for each of the sessions below. You must register in advance to have access to the event page and Zoom links.

Opening Session: 10:00am - 10:30

  • Welcome from the Dean of the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
  • Introduction and welcome from the Chair of the Department of Music.  
  • Learn about our majors
  • Learn about our ensembles
  • Auditions Process
  • Admissions information

Session 2 - 10:45am - 11:15am: Performance Areas

Breakout sessions during this session will provide the opportunity to meet faculty and discuss the following performance areas: 

  • Voice
  • Strings, Classical Guitar, Harp
  • Woodwind, Brass, Percussion
  • Piano and Organ
  • Jazz

Session 3 - 11:30am - 12:00pm:  Degree Program Areas

Breakout sessions during this session will provide the opportunity to meet with faculty and discuss the following degree areas: 

  • Jazz Studies
  • Music Education
  • Music Business
  • Music Technology
  • Composition/Theory
  • Master of Arts and Graduate Program Q & A

Optional Bonus Activities Offered During Music @ Wayne State Experience Days

Visit a class! Registrants will have the opportunity to choose from a list of classes that will be available for virtual visits. You will have the chance to sit in on an actual Music class and get a feel of what being a Music Major is all about. 

Take a private lesson! Select program areas and instructors will be offering private lessons for event participants during the week leading up to the Saturday event.  More information will be provided about signing up for the optional activites after registration.

Registration

To register for the Music @ Wayne Experience Days, complete the online form below. This event is open to prospective high school, transfers and graduate students. High school juniors are especially encouraged to attend, and parents may attend as well. Once your registration is received participants will receive a link that provides exclusive access to our Music @ Wayne State Experience Day Virtual Hub which will contain all information, Zoom links, sign-up for class visits and private lessons, and additional resources that will assist you in getting to know our department!
 

Questions? Please contact the Music Office at music@wayne.edu

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Student Information

Students are free to attend one or both days.

Potential Music Major at WSU *