Music is a dual admission program. Students must be admitted to both Northwestern and the Department of Music & Theatre in order to major in music.
The University of Northwestern – St. Paul music program is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
The online Music Audition Application is required for new students who plan to major in music and also serves as the application for music scholarship consideration for all students. Students may apply for a music merit scholarship regardless of their major.
Application: Complete the Music Audition Application.
* Application fee waived until December 1, 2018.
Click on the links below to download important information about your application:
Students invited to an on-campus audition will be contacted to schedule an audition on one of these dates.
Scholarship Audition Days
* Application must be submitted by January 9, 2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
General Audition Days
Saturday, April 6, 2019—Application submitted by March 6
Friday, May 17, 2019 (On-campus PSEO audition day)—Application submitted by April 17
Thursday, August 22, 2019—Application submitted by July 22
Carla Meineke, Music & Theatre Office Coordinator
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