How to Apply

We encourage you to learn more about the School of Music programs by visiting our campus and meeting with faculty members and students prior to applying for admission.

To be admitted to the School of Music undergraduate programs, you must also be admitted to the University of Redlands.

In addition to filing The Common Application and the Music Application, an audition is also required. The School of Music can only inform you of your audition results or scholarship recommendation after you have been officially admitted to the University of Redlands.

The University of Redlands offers Early Decision (Nov. 15), Early Action (Nov. 15), and Regular Decision (Jan. 15). The Transfer deadline for fall priority decision is March 1. Applications submitted beyond these deadlines will be considered on a space available basis. The application deadline for spring admission is November 1.

Music entrance and scholarship audition dates for fall 2018 applicants are January 27, February 3, February 17, 2018. The audition day will consist of:

  1. Instrumental or vocal audition

  2. Theory screening test

  3. Meet the faculty

  4. Campus tour

  5. Financial Aid Q&A

Several of our students will also be present to show you around and answer any questions you might have.

Auditions are required of all School of Music students who are planning to major or minor in music. Non-major ensemble participants are welcome to audition for a music talent scholarship, but do not otherwise need to audition prior to enrolling. You can schedule an audition by submitting the music application or by contacting the Director of Music Admissions at brad_andrews@redlands.edu or 909.748.8014. If you cannot attend one of these days and/or you live more than 200 miles away, we will accept a recorded video audition upload via SlideRoom.

Applicants who choose to submit an uploaded audition video via SlideRoom should refer to the audition requirements for their primary instrument.

We strongly encourage anyone submitting a video audition to do so by February 1st.

  • Uploaded videos should include an introduction, a brief discussion of your performing experience, and answer the question, "Why do you want to attend the University of Redlands?"

  • Before beginning your performance, please speak the title of your piece and the name of the composer.

Undergraduate music programs are available in:

Bachelor of Music specializing in:

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Music
Minor in Music

Audition Requirements
Percussion Audition Requirements
Tips for Making a Video Audition

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