Music is a diverse, exhilarating field. So put yourself in Nashville—Music City—and get a head start on your musical career. No matter what you want to do with music, our experienced faculty will support you every step of the way. The size of our program guarantees access to guest artists and excellent resources. We'll connect you to internships and help you network. The scholars, musicians, and entrepreneurs who lead our small classes and ensembles have a heart for mentoring, and are ready to help you develop your unique gifts and abilities into a career that not only fulfills you, but also inspires and serves others.
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Other Music Degrees
Lipscomb School of Music offers several other degrees, including Music Industry Studies, Worship Arts, and Commercial Music (Singer Songwriter and Production). Please follow the link below for more information.
We are thrilled that you are interested in pursuing one of the degrees in the School of Music. The following steps must be completed before entering any of the music degree programs.
- Lipscomb University Application
- School of Music application (within the University application).
- Pre-screening audition video
- On-site or live zoom audition
Pre-screening Audition Material
- Early decision: October 15, 2022
- Final deadline: Extended - January 30th, 2023
Please refer to the audition guidelines for specific repertoire.
Students who would like to be given priority for scholarships are highly encouraged to opt for early decision. In this process, students will submit their pre-screening video by October 15, 2022 and audition on campus on November 12. Students opting for early decision will be notified about acceptance and scholarships no later than December 1.
Pre-screening audition materials deadline has been extended to January 30th, 2023.
- November 12, 2022 - On Campus (This date is reserved for students who have opted for early decision)
- January 21, 2023 - On Campus and Virtual Auditions
- February 18, 2023 - On Campus and Virtual Auditions (Last date to be considered for music scholarship)
- March 25, 2023 - Virtual Auditions for admission only. No scholarships will be awarded.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All music majors and minors may audition for scholarships. These awards are based solely on the audition, and are not tied to any other academic scholarships for which you may be eligible. In addition, instrumentalists may audition for a participation scholarship. All scholarship recipients participate in the appropriate ensemble or, for pianists, the accompanying class.