Department of Music Audition Day

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January 12, 2024 View Recurrence Dates
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Old Main
4841 Cass
Detroit, MI 48202
Event category: Special event

View Full Instructions and Audition Requirements

Steps to becoming a Music major at Wayne State

1. Apply to Wayne State University - Apply and be accepted to the University through Undergraduate AdmissionsProspective students should complete WSU application (all application materials submitted) at least one month prior to Department of Music audition date. 
2. Submit a Department of Music Application by the deadline for the semester you wish to begin. You will receive further instructions on how to complete your audition once the application is approved.
3. Complete a Live Audition or Submit Audition Recording. Upon approval of your Department of Music Application, auditioning students will receive instructions for an in-person audition or how to submit a recorded audition on a principal instrument or voice. For audition requirements for the various programs please visit our Audition Requirements page. 
  • Live Auditions: When participating in a live audition, you will complete your Audition, Theory Placement Test, and participate in interviews (if required by your program) on your audition day. We highly encourage this option.
  • Recorded Auditions: Students who choose to submit a recorded audition must complete a Zoom Sightreading test, Zoom Theory Placement Test, and Zoom interviews (if required by your program). The department will contact you to schedule these sessions after your application is approved. Students will not be considered for admission until these steps are completed.

Audition Dates and Deadlines for 2023-2024

  • Friday, November 3, 2023 (For Winter 2024 or Fall 2024 Admission)
  • Friday, January 12, 2024 (For Fall 2024 Admission + scholarship consideration)
  • Friday February 2, 2024 (For Fall 2024 Admission + scholarship consideration)
  • Friday, February 16, 2024 (For Fall 2024 Admission + scholarship consideration) *Last day for scholarship consideration
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (Final deadline for Fall 2024 Admission)

*Scholarship Auditions - to be considered for a talent award, prospective students must audition on or before February 16, 2024. If choosing to submit a video audition, all materials and the two-three zoom sessions must be complete by February 16, 2024.

January 2024