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Audition Dates for All Areas:
Audition Date Audition Request Deadline Areas Eligible
November 16th, 2019 November 1st, 2019 Voice and All Instruments (with the exception of guitar, percussion, & piano
February 1st, 2020 January 24th, 2020 Voice and All Instruments (with the exception of guitar & percussion)
February 8th, 2020 January 31st, 2020 Voice and All Instruments (with the exception of guitar & piano)
March 21st, 2020 March 6th, 2020 Voice and All Instruments
April 13th, 2020 March 30th, 2020 Voice only audition (not for scholarship consideration)

Any student that desires to become a Music major must perform an entrance audition for acceptance into the School of Music. These auditions are also used for scholarship consideration, and no student will be considered for admission into the program or considered for a School of Music scholarship without this audition.

  • Prospective students must complete the School of Music application using the form below. Auditions for wind, percussion, string, keyboard and vocal applicants are held on selected Saturdays throughout the year on the campus of Sam Houston State University. The remaining dates available for School of Music auditions are listed above.
  • We strongly encourage you to schedule an audition on one of these listed dates. Students who are unable to attend the audition days listed may not qualify for scholarship consideration. In the event you are absolutely unable to audition on one of the official audition days, each individual discipline may be able to schedule an on-campus audition by calling (936) 294-1360. This is not guaranteed, and is left up to the discretion of the individual discipline.
  • Please note: Due to the number of vocal applicants, private auditions are strongly discouraged and will only be held under special circumstances.
  • Audition selections should meet the criteria found on the Audition Material page.
  • It is important for prospective students to contact an applied music instructor from the appropriate area (Winds, Percussion, Strings, Voice, Keyboard). Introduce yourself to the instructor, ask any questions you have related to either the entrance audition itself or the music program at Sam Houston State University.

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

www.shsu.edu/music

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