Audition Information

Auditions for the School of Music are held on Audition Days in the first half of the spring semester.  To find these audition dates please visit the School of Music homepage: www.usm.edu/music

Undergraduate Audition Requirements

  • All Major Scales
  • 2 Contrasting pieces, movements, or etudes
  • Sight-reading

Graduate Audition Requirements

  • All Major and Minor Scales
  • 2 Contrasting pieces, movements, or etudes
  • Sight-reading

   The following orchestral excerpts:

  • Respighi: Pines of Rome
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Cappriccio espagnol
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 6

To be considered for a graduate assistantship, all application materials must be in by February 1.  Application materials are available at the Graduate School Web page.  Candidates should visit here to submit the Graduate Assistant Intent Form.