Undergraduate auditions

Steps to becoming a Music major at Wayne State

1. Apply to Wayne State University - Apply and be accepted to the University through Undergraduate AdmissionsProspective students should complete WSU application (all application materials submitted) at least one month prior to Department of Music audition date. 
 
2. Submit an Audition Request Form by the deadline for the semester you wish to begin.
 
3. Submit a recorded audition. Upon approval of your Audition Request Form, auditioning students will submit a recorded audition on a principal instrument or voice. For audition requirements for the various programs please visit our Online Audition Requirements page. 
 
4. Participate in an online interview. In addition to your recorded audition students will meet virtually with faculty for an interview to discuss your goals, review your submitted audition materials and possible live playing of audition material.
 
Students will be asked to attend a group meeting with the faculty to discuss the school, the curriculum, performance opportunities, and more.

Audition Dates and Deadlines for 2020-2021

  • Monday, November 2 (For Winter 2021 Admission)
  • Monday, February 1* (Scholarship Auditions)
  • Monday, March 1
  • Monday, May 3 (Final deadline for submitting a recorded audition for Fall 2021 admission)

*Scholarship Auditions - to be considered for a talent award, prospective students must request an audition for February 1, 2021.

Due to COVID-19 response policies we are currently holding all auditions virtually through video submissions, online interviews (if applicable to the program) and supplemental document uploads (portfolio, essay, resume, ect.).

Winter 2021 Admission and Deadlines

Audition Request Form Due for Winter 2021 Consideration October 19, 2020
Audition Recording and Supplemental Materials Due November 2, 2020
Live Online Interviews November 3-12, 2020
 

Fall 2021 Admission and Deadlines 

*February 1, 2021 Scholarship Auditions: This audition date deadline is the last date for priority scholarship consideration.

Prospective students must complete the Audition Request Form at least one week prior to their anticipated audition date. Once the request form is received and approved, follow-up instructions for creating an online audition profile and uploading a recorded audition will be sent. Thus, the deadlines for registration are: 

Scholarship Audition Request Form Due January 25, 2021
Scholarship Audition Recording and Supplemental Materials Due February 1, 2021
Live Online Interviews (if applicable to degree program) February 2-11, 2021

May 3, 2021 Audition Information:

Prospective students must complete the Audition Request Form at least one week prior to their anticipated audition date. Once the request form is received and approved, follow-up instructions for creating an online audition profile and uploading a recorded audition will be sent. Thus, the deadlines for registration are: 

Audition Request Form Due  April 26, 2021
Audition Recording and Supplemental Materials Due May 3, 2021
Live Online Interviews (if applicable to degree program) May 3-7, 2021

Undergraduate Online Audition Requirements

 If you have any questions, please email music@wayne.edu.