Students wishing to declare a major or minor in Music - or to be eligible for scholarships in music - must apply for admission to the Department of Music by performing a successful audition.
A successful audition is required to declare following degree programs:
- Bachelor of Music (All concentrations)
- Master of Music with a concentration in Performance
- Music Minor
The audition is also required for students seeking other majors to be considered for scholarship opportunities in bands or choirs.
If you wish to be considered for a scholarship, it is highly recommended that you audition during our Destination: Music event held on President's Day in February.
Review the audition dates and requirements
Music Admission & Scholarship Audition Dates for Students entering Fall 2020:
- Monday, February 17
(During Destination: Music). Many scholarships are awarded on this audition date.
- Sunday, March 8
- Sunday, March 29
- Sunday, April 26
Note: If you cannot appear for an audition on any of the designated dates, please call (678) 839-6516 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an audition appointment.
Undergraduate Music Admission Requirements
Letter of Recommendation
If you are a high school senior (or recent high school grad), you will need a letter
of recommendation from a music teacher who is familiar with your performance skills.
A letter of recommendation is simply a brief letter written by a professional (i.e.
your music teacher) explaining why you are qualified to study music at the collegiate
Have your music teacher submit their letter via email to email@example.com.
Apply to UWG
You may audition before you are admitted to the University. However, scholarships and admission to the Department of Music are contingent upon admission to the University.
Graduate Admissions are made through the UWG Graduate school. Apply here: westga.edu/gradstudies
Fill out application form
Be sure you have the following items ready before beginning the audition application:
- Personal and contact information
- Your ACT and/or SAT scores, if available
- Information of your GPA from High School and/or college
- Information regarding your audition music
Complete and submit the application no later than one week prior to your audition.
After we receive your application we will notify you of your audition time.