Fairmont State University--Department of Music

Audition Requirements

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

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 20, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m.             application deadline February 13, 2015

 

Prospective transfer students should plan to audition on one of the above dates in order to be reviewed for Fall 2015 music admission and music scholarships.

 

Components:

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

Performance audition requirements

Performance audition application form

Contact Info

Dr. Anne Patterson
Music Department Coordinator
Professor of Music
Wallman Hall 201
Phone : 304.367.4897
Anne.Patterson@fairmontstate.edu

 

 

FSUNow Stories

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Masquers theatre group will present “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Oscar Wilde’s most popular play, in February in Wallman Hall.

First performed in 1895, the farcical comedy is also a satire on Victorian customs and behaviors. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19; Saturday, Feb. 20; Thursday, Feb. 25; Friday, Feb. 26; and Saturday, Feb. 27. The matinee performance will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. For tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts is hosting a benefit performance of alumnus Christian Cox’s short, one-act play “Hyena,” produced by M.T. Pockets Theatre. Cox is the Youth Services Librarian for the Fairmont branch of the Marion County Public Library and a graduate of the FSU Communication and Theatre program.

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Friday, January 22, 2016

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, ZMM Architects and Engineers Pops Series presents “John Williams: All the Blockbusters,” conducted by Maestro Grant Cooper, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in Colebank Hall on Fairmont State University’s campus in Fairmont.

For advance tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240. Tickets will be available for sale at the door. Reserved seats are $30; general admission are $20; and student tickets are $5. Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community and Technical College students can gain admission free of charge with a student ID.

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