Welcome to the School of Music

We are delighted in your decision to consider attending the School of Music at Sam Houston State University. Explore our academic offerings, get to know the faculty, and join us for performances here at SHSU School of Music. Below you will find admission information.

**Videos of audition repertoire are optional for the School of Music application (EXCLUDING Graduate Conducting and Graduate Composition). If the prospective degree requires an audition, applicants MUST audition in person on their selected audition day to be considered. SHSU faculty may use videos to assess your current ability level. International applicants may reach out to the area coordinator to request approval for a virtual audition.

Audition Dates for All Areas:
Audition Date Audition Request Deadline Areas Eligible
November 18, 2023
November 5, 2023 Voice and all instruments (excluding guitar)
January 27, 2024
January 14, 2024 Voice and all instruments (excluding guitar and percussion)
February 3, 2024
January 21, 2024 Voice and all instruments (excluding percussion and guitar)
February 24, 2024
February 11, 2024 Voice and all instruments
March 2, 2024
February 18, 2024 Voice and all instruments (excluding guitar)
April 13, 2024
March 20, 2024 Voice and percussion only (non-scholarship)

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School of Music
Sam Houston State University
1751 Avenue I, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-294-1360

A Member of the Texas State University System