Music Admissions

An audition is required for admission into the School of Music as a music major, music minor, or to take private lessons as a non-music major. The audition also determines music scholarship awards. Students wanting to audition for Fall 2024 admission to the School of Music should follow the steps below. Students may audition either in person or virtually. In-person audition days are February 3, 2024 and February 24, 2024. A link to submit a virtual audition will be available beginning January 16, 2024. Please contact Angela Satterfield at 615-898-2469 or askmusic@mtsu.edu if you have questions.

Apply for Undergraduate Admission

Step 1: Apply to MTSU.

Step 2: Complete the School of Music Application. (This includes non-music majors.)

Step 3: Request your letter(s) of recommendation. The recommendation form is available here.

Music Majors should submit two recommendation letters: (1) ensemble director/music teacher, and (1) ensemble director/music teacher or a teacher from another academic area (for example: English or math).

Music Minors and Non-Music Majors should submit one recommendation letter from an ensemble director/music teacher.

Step 4. Review the audition requirements for your instrument.

Brass Woodwinds Strings Voice Percussion Piano Jazz  

Step 5. Audition for the School of Music either in person or virtually. In-person audition days are February 3, 2024 and February 24, 2024. Virtual auditions can be uploaded at the link below:

Virtual Audition Submission

Apply for Graduate Admission

Graduate students, click here for more informaiton:Graduate Admission