A music minor is an excellent addition to academic study for the student who is has a musical background, is passionate about performance but has chosen to major in another field. Music minors are valued members of ensembles, studios and classes.

Music Minor Study

A student must have successfully completed an audition in order to declare a minor in music. As a minor students must register for two credits for each semester of study in the principal performance area and must take a jury examination at the end of each semester. The ensemble credits must be in major ensembles.

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Apply and Audition 

Students desiring to minor in music must audition in their principal performing area and take a placement examination in music theory. Music minor auditions take place on regularly scheduled audition days and the week of Fall move-in. Music theory placement examination is administered online through the Director of Student Services and Advising for the School of the Arts after successful completion of an audition.

All music minor auditions for Fall 2021 are via video audition followed by virtual interview on a scheduled audition day. Upcoming music minor audition dates are:

Jan. 30, 2021
Feb. 6, 2021
Feb. 27, 2021
Aug. 26, 2021

2021 Music Minor Application