Students who wish to major in music at UW-Superior must audition for admission to the Music Department. Prospective Music students are encouraged to contact the Music Department to schedule a free trial lesson with their respective instrumental or vocal professor.
If a student wishes to be a music minor, or simply be involved in the musical ensembles, that student does not need to audition. Please contact the appropriate ensemble director for information.
To schedule an audition, please complete an application and submit it to the Music Department.
Note: Please prepare two contrasting pieces for your audition. Classical is preferred.
Audition Requirements: Freshmen Students
Upon admission to the UW-Superior, all prospective Music Majors must audition for admission to the Music Department. At the end of the first semester and again at the end of the sophomore year, students will be advised concerning their potential to succeed in their chosen field.
Students must include at least one letter of recommendation from a high school director or private music teacher as part of their application process. The letter should be addressed to: Music Department Faculty.
Audition Requirements: Transfer Students
Students transferring from other institutions must perform an audition on their Major instrument and take placement examinations in Keyboard, Music History and Theory before registering for Music courses at UW-Superior.
Students must include at least one letter of recommendation from a university ensemble director or applied music teacher as part of their application process. The letter should be addressed to: Music Department Faculty.