Apply & Audition to the School of Music

    We want to hear you! For major, minor, or scholarship consideration, an entrance audition is required in addition to your Common Application to Puget Sound.

    General Information

    Please review the Entrance Audition Requirements  to learn about audition repertoire. Limited space is available for each audition date and location, so please register early. There are waitlists available if an audition date reaches capacity – contact the Music Recruitment Coordinator to learn more.

    Please note: Consideration for scholarships after the deadlines will be subject to review. Scholarships may no longer be available, but the School of Music is open to listening to and admitting students to the School of Music after the deadline. Contact the Music Recruitment Coordinator for questions.

    All voice applicants please note: If you plan to audition in-person accompaniment will be provided. We ask you send scans of your sheet music to the Music Recruitment Coordinator two-weeks ahead of your in-person audition date. Please have scans free of notation and as clear as possible.

    Early Decision/Early Action: On-Campus Auditions (registration deadline: Nov. 1)

    Students who apply Early Decision or Early Action and want to be considered for admittance or scholarship with the School of Music must complete their audition by Nov. 6. Please register for our on-campus early audition on Saturday, Nov. 6 or see below for a video audition option. Consideration for early applicants after the Nov. 6 deadline will be subject to review and may result in a students’ application being moved to Regular Decision. First year applicants for Spring 2022 entrance can also audition in November.

    Early Decision/Early Action: Video Auditions (video submission deadline: Nov. 1)

    Early Decision and Early Action applicants can upload a video recording of their audition material. The School of Music will also arrange a short introductory Zoom call/audition interview following the submission deadline. Please review the requirements to submit a video audition

    Regular Decision: On-Campus Auditions (priority registration deadline: Jan. 22)

    Students who apply Regular Decision and want to be considered for admittance or scholarship with the School of Music must complete their audition by Feb. 12. Please register for our on-campus audition opportunities on Saturday, Feb. 5 or Saturday, Feb 12. See below for a video audition option. Consideration for regular decision applicants after the Feb. 12 deadline will be subject to review.

    Regular Decision: Video Auditions (video submission deadline: Feb. 1)

    Regular Decision applicants can upload a video recording of their audition material. The School of Music will also arrange a short introductory Zoom call/audition interview following the submission deadline. Please review the requirements to submit a video audition.

    Transfer: On-Campus & Video Auditions

    Transfer students applying for Fall 2022 entrance should audition either in-person or by video in February. Transfer students applying for Spring 2022 entrance should audition in November.

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