Music Admission & Scholarship Audition Dates for Students Entering Fall 2017

  • Monday, February 20, 2017 (Part of Destination: Music, a college music class & ensembles sampler)
  • Sunday, April 30, 2017
  • Also by appointment

 What to know about applying for admission

  • Should I audition?
    You should audition for admission to the Department of Music if you are:
    • an incoming freshmen and transfer student who plans to major or minor in music at the University of West Georgia.
    • a current UWG student wishing to declare a major or minor in music.
    • wishing to be considered for scholarship opportunities in bands or choirs.
    *Audition early for scholarship consideration!*
  • When should I audition?
    The audition dates for students entering no later than Fall semester 2017 are:
    • Monday, February 20th, 2017 (Part of Destination: Music)
    • Sunday, April 30th, 2017
    • Other audition dates by appointment - Schedule an appointment at music@westga.edu
  • How do I apply?
    Follow the steps below:
    1. Complete and submit the application no later than one week prior to your audition
    2. Submit a letter of recommendation from a music teacher who is familiar with your performance skills.
    3. Apply for admission to UWG. You may audition before you are admitted to the University. Scholarships and admission to the Department of Music are contingent upon admission to the University.
    4. Attend a scheduled audition day. If you cannot appear for an audition on any of the designated dates, please call (678) 839-6516 or email music@westga.edu to arrange an audition appointment.

      After we receive your application we will notify you of your audition time.
  • What should I perform?
    Note: You must provide a copy of the music you will perform
    • Voice: Perform from memory two contrasting solos of art music such as those for solo festival or for All-State Chorus auditions. One piece must be in a foreign language. Keyboard accompaniments are required. You may bring your own accompanist, or one will be provided upon request.
    • Winds: Perform a published solo (preferred) or etude such as those required for solo festival. Accompaniments are not required.
    • Percussion: Perform a published solo or etude for snare drum, timpani and keyboard percussion.
    • Piano: Perform from memory works from two style periods.
    • Guitar: Perform a published solo or etude written or transcribed for classical guitar.

Apply for Audition