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First: Check out our audition requirements:
Second: Apply to William Paterson University HERE.
Third: Receive email with instructions for Music Department Application.

Upon submission of the University Application, you will receive an email with your Student ID (a 9-digit code that begins with 855) and instructions for submitting Music Department application materials online.

Fourth: Use your student ID (9-digit code beginning with 855) to log into Decision Desk to complete the Music Department Application. Here you will do the following:
  • Complete the music department application
  • Choose a date for your audition (if applicable)
  • Provide names and email addresses of two references who can speak to your character and abilities, one of which must be a music educator or studio teacher. They will then be contacted by the Music Department.
  • Upload any audio or video recordings required by your concentration of interest.
Fifth: Come to campus for a live audition (if applicable)

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please go to the website for the Office of International Students and Scholars for additional requirements. Please send all completed documentation to the Office of International Students and Scholars.