Auditions

Recruiting Poster

We will be holding auditions February 28, 2015 and March 7, 2015, but other audition dates are available by appointment. Auditions are for prospective students wishing to declare a major in music and for anyone wishing to audition for music scholarships (non-­majors included).

Let us know if you are interested in auditioning for our program (music@se.edu or 580-­745-­2088).

Although it is not required, we recommend you apply for admission to the university prior to your audition.

Visit our scholarships page for more information about scholarship  opportunities.

Auditions will consist of:

Instrumental:

  1. Major scales (and/or rudiments for percussionists) up to four sharps and four flats, and a chromatic scale covering the practical range of the instrument.
  2. A solo or etude selection of your choice. Contrasting technical and musical styles are  encouraged.
  3. A short sight-­reading excerpt selected by the audition committee.
  4. A short interview with music faculty. Vocal:
  1. Students will be asked to perform one song (art song or classical preferred).

Student must provide accompaniment music.

  1. Sight-­reading, basic ear training, and pitch memory to be administered by the audition committee.
  2. A short interview with music faculty.

Piano:

  1. Scales as selected by music faculty.
  2. Two pieces of contrasting style.
  3. A short sight reading excerpt selected by the audition committee.
  4. A short interview with music faculty.

Students will be notified of acceptance and the awarding of scholarship monies within two weeks after auditioning.

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Please contact the Music Department for assistance due to a disability (580-­745-­2088). Accommodations cannot be guaranteed without adequate advance notice. Auditioning does

not guarantee admission to the program.