B.A. in Music

Steps to Apply Now!

First:

You should have already applied to William Paterson University. If you haven’t please do so HERE.

Second:

You should have received an email with instructions for applying to the Department of Music at William Paterson University which includes your Student ID#.

Third:

Check out our audition requirements.

Fourth:

Log into Slideroomto complete the Music Department Application. Here you will upload your recorded audition and the following materials:

  • An essay, approximately 300 words, describing your personal, artistic, and career goals (Word or PDF only).
  • A list of major solo material and repertoire studied during the past three years (Word or PDF only).
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from references. One reference must be a music educator or studio teacher.
  • You will then complete an online theory test.
Fifth:

You will receive an email with information regarding the date for placement exams, which will be sent to you upon receipt of your music department application.

Sixth:

Come to campus for placement tests.

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.