Auditioning for the School of Music
To apply for admission into the UNC School of Music, you will need to complete the following steps:
Apply to the University of Northern Colorado
You can apply to the School of Music prior to receiving your letter of acceptance to UNC.
Complete a School of Music Application
You can submit the application through email, mail, or by fax. After your School of Music Application is received, you will be sent an email confirmation including the date and time of your audition.
Audition for Admission
To declare a music major, you must successfully audition for the School of Music. This audition also acts as your scholarship audition.
Please refer to the appropriate pages on the School of Music application for a detailed description of how to best prepare for your audition. You are also welcome to contact the faculty listed on the application with any questions about repertoire.
2015 Audition Dates
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015
Saturday, February 21, 2015
On the day of your audition:
When you arrive for your audition, please check in at least 30-45 minutes before your scheduled audition time at the hospitality table in the Music Technology Wing (along the northwest side of Frasier Hall). You will have the opportunity to warm up in a practice room.
Directions to the University
Frasier Hall, University of Northern Colorado
17th Street between 9th Avenue & 10th Avenue
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You are welcome to park for free along 9th or 10th Avenue. You are required to purchase a daily or hourly parking pass if you wish to park in any UNC parking lot Monday through Friday. You may purchase a visitor pass at the Pay to Park station in any eligible lot. Weekend parking is free in the parking lots near Frasier Hall.
Local Hotels and Shuttle Information
SuperShuttle offers a direct shuttle service from Denver International Airport to UNC’s campus at a discounted rate. Enter Group Discount Code UNC01 to receive the best rates.
Tours and Class Visitation
We will be offering tours of Frasier Hall and the Music Library at 10am and 2pm each Audition Day. There is no need to RSVP – just meet by the registration table at the appointed time. You can contact the Visitor's Center at 970-351-2097 to set up a full campus tour.
On Monday, February 16th, you may elect to visit a class in the School of Music. A list of classes in session will be made available in January.
Contact Gibran.Khan@unco.edu to arrange a Music tour and/or class visitation on any other day during the academic year.
Informal Lunch and Faculty Presentations
There will be an informal complimentary lunch and orientation meeting for students and/or parents on each of our three Audition days from 12pm to 1:30pm in Frasier Hall, Room 90.
We will provide information on the audition and scholarship process, course work for music majors, financial aid, and participation in ensembles. You will also have the opportunity to meet members of our faculty and staff.
Please RSVP to Valerie.Kalos@unco.edu. Parents and/or music teachers are encouraged to accompany you.
We have exciting opportunities for you to attend one or more of our performances. Please visit the Performing and Visual Arts Calendar (http://www.arts.unco.edu/calendar/default.html) for a complete list of our upcoming events.
For ticket information, contact the College of Performing and Visual Arts Box Office at 970-351-2200. Tickets for all events are limited and will be available after February 1st, 2015.
February 21st at 7pm
Union Colony Civic Center, Monfort Concert Hall
More than 500 students from the UNC College of Performing and Visual Arts will showcase the incredible depth and variety of their talents at the annual Arts Gala. All proceeds benefit the College of Performing and Visual Arts Scholarship Fund.
Program Assistant, School of Music
University of Northern Colorado, Box 28
Greeley, CO 80639