Thank you for your interest in Southern Oregon University, where you will be inspired to chart your own musical journey. Our Music Program features world-class faculty artists who will inspire you to be more than just a musician - you will become an artist.
Once admitted to the Music Program, you may request to major in the Bachelor of Arts program, Bachelor of Science program, or Bachelor of Music program with an emphasis in Performance or Education. Please see our website for more detailed information regarding the Music majors we offer.
Please note that only Music majors should complete the Music Program application (step 2 below) and will be considered for Music program scholarships.
To be considered for Music Program you must complete two steps:
Step 1: Apply to SOU
Apply for admission to Southern Oregon University. You do not have to wait for acceptance into SOU to continue with your Music application; however, in Step 2 (below) you will be asked to enter the 9-digit SOU ID number you received upon submitting the SOU application.
Step 2: Apply to the Music Program
Please apply to the Music Program through www.getacceptd.com You may save your application and return to it at any time. You will be asked to audition to receive scholarship consideration. Priority consideration for scholarship applications will be open from November 1, 2018 to February 1, 2019. For priority consideration, please upload your audition or schedule an in-person audition. Auditions will be held at SOU in Ashland, Oregon on Saturday, January 26, 2019, and Saturday, February 2, 2019.
TIMELINE - Undergraduate Applications
It is important to keep the following dates in mind:
February 1, 2019 - Priority deadline for music scholarships. Students must have completed Step 1 AND Step 2 above.
February 1, 2019 by 5:00pm- Last day to schedule in-person auditions on the SOU campus. If you cannot make an in-person audtion, please submit your audtion materials: audio or video upload or website link to firstname.lastname@example.org. The purpose of the entrance audition is to demonstrate musical achievements and potential. If you have questions, please contact email@example.com
February 2, 2019 - In-person auditions at the SOU campus in Ashland, Oregon.
February 4, 2019 - The Music Program will begin reviewing scholarship applications. Only students who meet both requirements (submitted audition videos or auditioned in person) and deadline for scholarship applications will be given priority consideration.
March 1, 2019 - Scholarship decisions will be made, and students will be notified by email. Students will have 2 weeks to accept scholarships.
March 15, 2019 – Student scholarship acceptance letters due to SOU.
Southern Oregon University has rolling admissions, meaning you may apply and be admitted any time throughout the year. When your application is complete and we have received all required documents, your admissions decision will take between two and three weeks. Applications for being a music major or minor are also ongoing.
Scheduling Your In-Person Audition: In-person auditions are held on Saturday, January 26 and February 2 at the SOU campus in Ashland, Oregon. Please call 541-552-6101 to schedule this audition before January 25, 2019. Please meet in the SOU Music Buidling Lobby when you arrive.
Should you have any questions during the application process, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-552-6101.
Southern Oregon University offers financial aid incentives to help with costs. This is not related to your music audition and is purely based on financial need. Please visit SOU Financial Aid for more information.