Fall 2015 Term: The university application deadline for Fall 2015 admission is November 30, 2014. Primary auditions for the Department of Music will be held in December, February, and May.

Advising Procedures
Audition Procedures
Auditions Repertoire
Audition/Jury Schedules
Large Ensemble Auditions
Theory/Piano Placement
Teacher Preparation

You must complete the following steps before the Music Department will recognize you as a Music Major:

  1. Before proceeding to the Audition Application, prepare three lists: 1) list of current and former private instructors, 2) current and previous performance group experiences, and 3) solo/chamber repertoire performed.
  2. Within two weeks of submitting your application on line, you will receive an acknowledgement of receipt from the Music Admissions Office.
  3. In the week preceding your audition, we will call you to schedule your audition time.
  4. Arrive at your audition in advance to warm up.
  5. Audition outcome letters are mailed no later than one week after you perform your audition.
If you are accepted:
  1. Enroll in courses (If you have not completed the process as outlined above and/or have NOT PASSED the Audition, you will not be allowed to enroll in many courses required for the major. Please contact the Music Advisor for further information)

Program Requirements
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Music
Minor in Music
Graduate Studies

Add/Drop Classes
Audition Application
Advising Worksheet
Course Substitution
Degree Recital Packet
Graduation Petition
Jury Form
Jury Form (Vocal)
Special Problems
Voice Handbook
University Information
Sac State Admissions
For more information, please write or call:
Sacramento State Department of Music
ATTN: Mark Allen, Music Admissions Counselor
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6015
(916) 278-6543
request additional information