Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University

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Applicants are required to take an aural preparedness examination and a music fundamentals test. In addition, all applicants are required to perform an audition heard by specific members of the faculty. Concentrations will be on: voice, piano and winds. Auditions are scheduled on specific dates during the academic year, listed below and must be arranged well in advance of the preferred date.

The application process for a degree in music includes an audition on your applied instrument. Students will be referred to the specific requirements for their instrument and audition dates as listed on the application. As with all lessons, the main emphasis is on performing. Lessons will address technical and musical skills in order to improve the student’s performance ability and understanding.

Musical analysis, history, and other musical skills learned in the course of the student’s academic career may be applied during Applied Music, thereby elevating the student’s musical awareness. Students may submit audition recordings by June 1 or arrange to audition in person by that date.To submit audition recordings or for more information contact fpar@mytu.tuskegee.edu


Please be sure to review the audition requirements below before submitting your audition video. You will be adjudicated on the recorded video required for you to submit. Please note further steps after your submission may be required such as: sight reading, applying to the college or position placement. 

Performing Arts Include:

  • Flute

  • Oboe

  • Clarinet

  • Tenor Sax

  • Alto-Sax

  • Basson

  • Trumpet

  • Horn in F

  • Tuba

  • Percussion

  • Dance Team/Auxiliary (Baton, Flag Twirling etc.)

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