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Audition Information

Admission

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.

  1. Lipscomb University Application
  2. School of Music application (within the University application).
  3. Pre-screening audition video
  4. On-site or live zoom audition

Pre-screening Audition Material

  • Early decision: October 15, 2022
  • Final deadline: January 1, 2023

Please refer to the audition guidelines for specific repertoire.

Audition Guidelines

Early Decision

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.

Audition Dates

  • 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.

Provisional Acceptance

Every student who desires to be a music major must pass the entry-level audition in their applied area. If a student does not pass their initial audition they may enroll as a provisional music major and take elective lessons for up to one year, in an attempt to successfully pass this audition. If a student is unable to pass this audition after one year, they can no longer hold provisional status within the School of Music.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please email music@lipscomb.edu

Scholarships

The School of Music at Lipscomb University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Without an arrangement of release, member schools of NASM are not allowed to accept students on scholarship who have previously accepted scholarships from another member school. Please let us know about any other music scholarships you have been awarded.