Audition Requirements

Prospective majors are asked both to apply to Undergraduate Admissions and to sign up for an audition by clicking on one of the dates below.

Music Auditions are held:

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Note: Live auditions for admission to any music degree with voice as primary performance medium, or to the B.A. in Theatre Arts/Music Theatre Performance option, will be heard only on the dates stated above. Auditions/interviews for all other candidates can be arranged at other times throughout the academic year by contacting:

Matthew Kizer
Silver Center Rm 331
(603) 535-2265

Those planning to enroll in any degree program (major, interdisciplinary major or minor) in music, theatre, or dance are required to arrange for an audition/interview.

Prospective students should contact the department for an audition/interview by March 29, 2019 in order to be guaranteed an opportunity for Fall 2019 departmental admission.

Audition requests made after that date will be given consideration on a “space available” basis.

Talent Grants

All incoming first-year students in Music, Theatre and Dance will be considered for a limited number of Talent Grants to qualified first-year students in the performing arts. These awards, ranging in amounts up to $4500, are divided in two and credited toward fall and spring semesters, and are renewable annually. Please note that the earlier you audition for the department, the more competitive you will be for one of these grants.


BA, Music ALL OPTIONS Audition Requirements:

Piano Performance and Pedagogy Option
Voice Performance and Pedagogy Option
Contract Option
Music Technology Option


BS, Music Education Audition Requirements:

Please see the requirements for your specific performing medium listed below.

Other Instrumentalists