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. Third: Check out our audition requirements. Fourth: Complete a Music Department Application on Slideroom. There you will upload 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 names and emails of references. One reference must be a music educator or studio teacher. You will then complete an online theory test. To log into Slideroom, click on the name of your desired degree program below: B.M. Classical and Jazz Performance B.M. Classical Music Education B.M. Classical Music and Entertainment Industries B.M. Classical Performance B.M. Classical Sound Engineering Arts Fifth: You will receive a confirmation email with information upon receipt of your music department application. You will receive specific information about your audition about a week prior to your selected audition date. Sixth: Come to campus for a live audition, interview, and placement tests (if applicable).