Music Admissions

An audition is required for admission into the School of Music as a music major, music minor, or to take private lessons. Auditions for Fall 2021 will be virtual and must be submitted by February 19, 2021 to be considered for music scholarships. Students must be academically admitted to MTSU before a music scholarship may be offered. Students may submit an audition after February 19, but they will not be considered for a music scholarship.


Step 1: Apply to MTSU. Apply by December 1 for guaranteed academic scholarships.

Step 2. Apply to the School of Music. For assistance you may contact the School of Music office: Phone: (615) 898-2469 E-mail:

Step 3. Submit your recommendation letter(s). Type the top portion of the form, then email to your recommender(s).

Music Majors should submit two recommendation letters: (1) ensemble director/music teacher, and (2) ensemble director/music teacher or a teacher from another academic area (for example: English or math).

Music Minors should submit one recommendation letter from an ensemble director/music teacher.

Step 4. Review the audition requirements for your instrument.

Brass Woodwinds Strings Voice Percussion Piano Jazz Graduate Auditions

Step 5. Submit your virtual audition.

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