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Audition Information

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2020-2021 Audition Dates

October 24, 2020

November 14, 2020

February 6, 2021

March 6, 2021

An audition is required for consideration of acceptance into all music degrees.

All audition dates above are for Fall 2021 acceptance consideration only.

If you are interested in Spring 2021 consideration, visit this page

and follow the instructions under Step 2:  

https://www.music.txstate.edu/prospectivestudents/BecomingaMusicMajor.html

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Preparation for Audition

 

Keyboard: BM - Performance Major

  • Solos: THREE (3) contrasting works (one being a sonata) contrasting works chosen from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic and Contemporary periods. Renditions and covers of popular music will not be accepted in place of classical music selections.
  • Sight-reading: Required. The ability to read without interruption in a steady tempo will be tested.
  • Other: Memorization is required for all students applying to any degree program on piano.

Keyboard: BA and SRT Majors

  • Solos: TWO (2) contrasting works chosen from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic and Contemporary periods. Renditions and covers of popular music will not be accepted in place of classical music selections.
  • Sight-reading: Required. The ability to read without interruption in a steady tempo will be tested.
  • Other: Memorization is required for all students applying to any degree program on piano.
  • Prepare for Music Theory Diagnostic & Aural Skills Test
  • Audition Day: Registration: between 8:30am - 9:00am
    (Those who register first, audition first)
  • General Meeting: 9:00am
  • Auditions begin: 9:30am Theory diagnostic & aural skills test

More information on individual degree requirements is located here: Becoming an Undergraduate Music Major.