BM Degree (Jazz/Classical Performance)

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:

The applicant must submit an audio recording for the Jazz portion of the audition and attend an in-person Classical audition.

  • [Classical] Performance audition requirements are HERE.
  • Jazz Audition Requirements are HERE.
Fourth:

Log into Slideroom to complete the Music Department Application. Here you will do the following:

  • Upload a recorded audio audition (Jazz)
  • Specify which live [Classical] audition date you would like to attend.
  • Upload an essay, approximately 300 words, describing your personal, artistic, and career goals (Word or PDF only).
  • Upload a list of major [Classical] solo material and repertoire studied during the past three years (Word or PDF only).
Fifth:
  • Please provide two names and emails from references. One reference must be a music educator or studio teacher.
Sixth:
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.