Undergraduate Jazz/Classical Performance Degree

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 Slideroom to complete the Music Department Application. Here you will upload the following materials:

  • A recorded audio or video audition
  • 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).
  • Names and email addresses of two references who can describe your character and abilities. One reference must be a music educator or studio teacher. They will then be contacted by the Department of Music.
  • You will have to complete an online theory test.
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.