Admission into the Department of Music is dependent upon admittance into the University. Please visit the Admissions website to apply to UNC Charlotte.
Once you have applied to the university, you must schedule an audition on one of the following dates. To schedule an audition, click on your preferred date below and complete the audition form. You should submit this form at least one week prior to your audition.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 (Fall admits only)
Saturday, November 17, 2018 (Audition workshop in the morning & Auditions in the afternoon)
Thursday, December 6, 2018 (spring admits only)
Saturday, Februrary 2, 2019 (brass only)
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019 (Instrumental only)
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 (Fall admits only)
Your audition will provide an opportunity for you to display your abilities, meet our faculty, and ask questions about the Department of Music. Please refer to the audition repertoire guidelines below and prepare your audition accordingly. You should also dress professionally (business attire) for your audition.
Students auditioning for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music or the Minor in Music should prepare one short piece of the student's choosing.
Student's auditioning for any concentration within the Bachelor of Music degree who have fewer than four semesters of college-level lessons should follow the Repertoire Guidelines for Students Auditioning for Lower-Division Study (Freshman/Sophomore Level)
Students auditioning for any concentration within the Bachelor of Music degree who have four or more semesters of college-level lessons should follow the Repertoire Guidelines for Students Auditioning for Upper-Division Study (Junior/Senior Level)
In the event of inclement weather, please check the UNC Charlotte homepage or call the university's Inclement Weather Hotline at 704‑687‑2877 to see if the campus is closed. If the campus is closed, then all auditions will be postponed until the next audition date.
If the campus is not closed, then the auditions will proceed as planned. If you do not feel safe driving to campus, you may reschedule your audition by completing a new Request for Audition Form as soon as possible.
A live audition is preferable, but students may opt to audition via video recording. Students submitting a video will follow the same procedure as scheduling an audition, but will include a link to a video clip that follows the Audition Repertoire guidelines provided above.
Students who audition by recording will not be considered for music scholarships.