Thank you for considering the Department of Music at Eastern Illinois University as a place to continue your musical, academic, and personal growth! To be accepted as a music major or minor at Eastern, you must (1) complete an application for admission to the University, (2) complete the Audition & Scholarship Application, (3) have two Student Applicant Recommendation Forms on file, and (4) successfully complete a performance audition.
Admission to the University
Audition ProceduresTo arrange an audition for admission to the Music Department and scholarship consideration, please click the Audition and Scholarship Application link below. In addition to the audition, applicants must have two Recommendation Forms from teachers or directors who are familiar with their musical abilities. Prospective composition students should provide scores and/or tapes of original compositions prior to registration. All students who wish to transfer credit in music theory, aural training, music history, applied studies, and piano are required to take placement examinations in these subjects. For more information on this process, please contact the Music Department at (217) 581-3010 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Audition Dates
- Guidelines for Auditions
- Prospective Student Information Form
- Audition and Scholarship Application
- EIU On-line Admission Application
- Music Scholarship Information
- Recommendation Form