You should apply to Sac State as soon as possible. Apply online at

Be sure to read through the Audition Procedures. Entrance Auditions will be held according to the following schedule. Please select your preferred audition date to access the online application:
  • May 18-21, 2015 (Each instrument/voice will hold auditions on a specific day, TBA). Application Deadline: Saturday, May 9, 2015
  • December 2015 (TBA)
A high quality online video will be accepted when distance is a factor. Recorded auditions must include the recommended audition repertoire. Auditions may be uploaded to YouTube, and the corresponding URL listed on the online audition application.

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING RECORDED AUDITIONS: The level of professionalism used in the preparation of your video will have a substantial effect the outcome of your audition. Please submit the highest quality recording possible. ("Selfies" not advised.)
For more information, please email, write or call:
Sacramento State Department of Music
ATTN: Mark Allen, Music Admissions Counselor
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6015
(916) 278-6543