Audition Information

To be admitted to the School of Music in the College of Arts and Letters at Southern Miss, students must first meet all general requirements for the admission the university. Upon this acceptance, students are eligible for acceptance as a music major in the School of Music. Auditions Days are scheduled from November to March.  All applicants should prepare an appropriate level solo/etude on the following percussion instruments: snare drum, mallet keyboard, timpani and drum set.  The audition also will consist of sight-reading on all the mentioned instruments.  Students are encouraged to audition on various other instruments as well, such as steel pans, congas, tabla, etc… This audition is for acceptance into the studio and scholarship.


Auditions are live unless applicant lives beyond driving range. If you cannot make it to an audition day, your audition may be arranged by calling 601-549-3775.