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.

Can’t make any audition dates and don’t want to submit a video? Contact the Music Recruitment Coordinator for more information.

Please note: Consideration for scholarships after the deadline 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.

Early Decision Auditions (registration deadline: Nov. 8)

Students who apply Early Decision and want to be considered for admittance or scholarship with the School of Music must complete their audition by Nov. 15. Please register for our on-campus early audition on Sunday, Nov. 10 or submit a video audition by Nov. 15. Consideration for early applicants after the Nov. 15 deadline will be subject to review and may result in a students’ application being moved to Regular Decision. First year applicants for Spring 2020 entrance can also audition in November.

Early Action/Regular Decision: January Regional Auditions (priority registration deadline: Honolulu - Jan. 2; All other cities - Jan. 10)

We offer off-campus auditions for Early Action and Regular Decision applicants in January in the following cities: Denver, Honolulu, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Scroll down for the dates and click on the event name (such as “Minneapolis Audition”) to register.

Early Action/Regular Decision: On-Campus Auditions (priority registration deadline: Jan. 10)

We offer on-campus auditions for Early Action and Regular Decision applicants during the first two weekends of February. Scroll down to the bottom and select “On-Campus Audition” to register for one of the two dates.

Early Action/Regular Decision: Video Auditions (priority registration deadline: Jan. 10; video submission deadline: Feb. 1)

Early Action and Regular Decision applicants who live 200 miles or more from an audition location and are unable to attend on-campus auditions, can upload a video recording. Please review the requirements to submit a video audition. Early Action/Regular Decision video audition registration is due by Jan. 10 and videos must be submitted by Feb. 1.

Transfer: On-Campus & Regional Auditions (priority registration deadline: Nov. 8 or Jan. 10)

Transfer students applying for fall 2020 entrance should audition in January or February (on campus or at our regional audition sites). Transfer students applying for spring 2020 entrance should audition in November on campus.

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