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Prospective Students

There are two steps to becoming a music major at Florida Atlantic University:

1) Apply and be accepted to Florida Atlantic University, through Undergraduate Admissions or Graduate Admissions. Prospective students should try and complete this process at least a few weeks ahead of their scheduled audition date.

2) Perform a successful audition on your principle instrument or voice (or, for some programs, submit a portfolio) to the FAU Department of Music. To begin this process, please fill out an audition application below:

Transfer Students: Transfer students planning to enter with an Associate of Arts degree may prepare for entry by completing the courses included in the following curricular charts:

International Students: International students can visit FAU's International Student Services for more help with their application.

Audition Information

Scholarship Audition Dates for 2022-23 entry:

  • November 13th, 2021
  • January 22th, 2022
  • March 5th, 2022 (last date for Scholarship Consideration)

Starting in Fall 2021, we are returning to in-person auditions for admission and merit-based scholarship consideration. You can select your audition date when applying for an audition above.

If you are unable to provide an in-person audition, you must consult with the director of your performance area for permission to submit a video audition. You may be required to have a follow-up interview over Zoom as well. You will receive the same consideration for entry into the music program as you would in a live audition. To be considered for a merit scholarship, your audition must be in-person.

Click here for more information on submitting a video audition.

Undergraduate Audition materials, by primary instrument/voice:

For information regarding Graduate Audition materials, please contact Graduate Advisor, Dr. Marc Decker at deckerm@fau.edu.

Scholarship Information

The FAU Department of Music awards a myriad of talent-based scholarships for music majors with high musical achievement and strong academic records. Scholarship consideration is based on audition performance.

Plan a Visit

We would love for you to come and say hi, so we can show you around! The Department of Music office is located in the Arts and Humanities building on FAU's Boca Raton campus. Please contact us at music@fau.edu for more information on planning your visit.