To be accepted into the music program at Southeast Missouri State, students must first apply for admission to the University. Visit the Web site for the Office of Admissions. You may contact University admissions by phone at (573) 651-2590. Schedule a campus tour by using our online reservation process. If you would like faculty in the music department to contact you, please fill out our online questionnaire.
You can find out more information about auditions by visiting our Music Audition page. Formal on-campus auditions will be held on Monday, November 16, 2015, Saturday, February 6, 2016, Monday, February 22, 2016 and Saturday, March 12, 2016. If you would prefer, you may select a different date when you fill out our online scholarship form (see link below). After you have been accepted by the University, you may schedule your audition online simply by completing our Music Scholarship Application. Submit it at least two weeks prior to your scheduled audition date. Then be sure to have two references fill out our Scholarship Recommendation Letter (and send in to us via US Postal mail) at least 2 weeks prior to your audition.
If you intend to pursue studies as a music major, you must perform an audition to be accepted into our program. As a music major, you may choose from a variety of degree programs including music education, music performance (dependent on performance level), music composition or the more generic bachelor of arts degree in music. You will then declare your major by completing the ‘Declaration of Major’ form from the College of Liberal Arts.
Students who are deficient in any of the aforementioned areas will be granted provisional admittance to the Department of Music and must enroll in the following courses: entry level of applied music lessons, music theory, aural skills, functional piano and a major ensemble. Students who are admitted provisionally may reapply for regular admission to the Department of Music after the successful completion of the first semester and the resolution of any deficiencies.
Contact Beverly Delph (Department of Music Administrative Assistant) to ask any questions
about your music department audition at either the e-mail or phone below:
Phone: (573) 651-2141
Fax: (573) 651-2431