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Audition Information

Prospective music majors and minors are required to complete an audition for the music faculty. Please note that your admission to the music program is contingent upon your admission to Viterbo University.  If you are unsure of your application status, please contact the Office of Admission at (608) 796-3010 or admission@viterbo.edu.

Audition requirements:

  • Prospective music majors should perform two contrasting pieces on either voice or piano, preferably from memory.
  • Prospective music minors should perform one piece on either voice or piano, preferably from memory.
  • Sight sing, match pitches, and sight read at the piano.
  • Complete an informal interview with the faculty.
  • Prospective music majors should submit a resume and a letter of recommendation from a music teacher.

Note that a faculty accompanist will be provided for the music auditions.

Audition Dates for 2014-2015

  • Saturday, December 6, 2014
  • Saturday, January 24, 2015
  • Saturday, February 21, 2015

Music Talent Scholarships

The Music Department awards renewable Talent Scholarships to incoming music majors on the basis of the music auditions. These scholarships are in addition to other academic awards and financial aid that you may maybe eligible to receive. Prospective students who audition by March 1 are given priority scholarship consideration. Those who audition after March 15 may be eligible to receive scholarships that have not yet been awarded.

Questions

Contact Dr. Ann Schoenecker, Recruiting Coordinator, at aeschoenecker@viterbo.edu.

Scheduling an Audition

To schedule a music audition, or for more information, contact:
Sue Hauser, Administrative Assistant
School of Fine Arts
Viterbo University
900 Viterbo Drive
La Crosse, WI 54601
Phone: 608-796-3760
Email: skhauser@viterbo.edu

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