Fairmont State University--Department of Music
In addition to submitting a complete application for admission to Fairmont State University, students wishing to enroll in the Department of Music as music majors or minors must audition. The audition serves as both an entrance audition and a scholarship audition.
Students who plan to major in an area other than music, but who wish to participate in FSU music ensembles, are also eligible to perform an audition to be considered for music scholarships, including performance stipends. These auditions are not for individual ensemble placement.
MUSIC AUDITION DATES
Friday, February 21, 2014 application deadline Friday, February 14, 2014
Saturday, April 5, 2014 application deadline Friday, March 28, 2014
Prospective transfer students should plan to audition on one of the above dates in order to be reviewed for Fall 2014 music admission and music scholarships.
Transfer students who plan to start in Spring 2014 should contact
Dr. Anne Patterson
Department of Music Coordinator
Phone : 304.367.4897
Email : Anne.Patterson@fairmontstate.edu
10-minute performance audition
Theory Placement Exam – written fundamentals test, including major and minor key signatures, interval qualities, triad qualities, all forms of scales, and rhythmic values
Aural skills tests – sight-singing and rhythm-reading
Interview with faculty members
For more information about performance audition requirements, see