How to Apply

We encourage you to learn more about the School of Music programs by connecting with the Director of Music Admissions or a faculty member 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, a Music Application and audition are 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.

A music application and audition is required of all students who are planning to major or minor in music.

  • Spring application and audition deadline is December 1.
    • Auditions are by appointment or video upload only.
  • Fall applications: *Due to the increase in COVID cases, in-person auditions have been canceled.
    • All applicants are required to submit a video audition and sign up for a virtual interview on either February 19 or February 26.
    • The video audition submission deadline is February 13

Anyone wishing to participate in an ensemble while pursuing a major other than music is invited to apply and audition for a talent scholarship. Applicants interested in this opportunity should choose the Ensemble Only option on the music application.

Applicants must refer to the audition requirements for their primary instrument.

Video auditions can be one or multiple video files and should include:

  1. An introduction of yourself
  2. Answer the question "Why do you want to attend the University of Redlands?"
  3. Announce the title of your piece and the name of your composer before performing each of your two selections

Undergraduate music programs are available in:

Bachelor of Music specializing in:

Performance
Composition
Music Education - Certified Teaching Credential Program

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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