Audition Information

Auditions for the School of Music are held on Audition Days in the latter part of the fall semester and the first half of the spring semester.  To find these audition dates please visit the School of Music homepage: www.usm.edu/music and click on "Future Students."

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.  Click here to submit the Graduate Assistant Intent Form.