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Apply for the Bachelor of Music

1. Submit your Undergraduate Admissions Application via the JMU Admissions Office.

2. Create a Slideroom Portfolio (using buttons below). 

In addition to completing the application questions, you'll need to upload:

  • Contact information for an optional reference
  • Unofficial high school transcript
  • Music Resume

Your Slideroom Portfolio should be completed one week prior to your audition. All supplemental materials should be uploaded to Slideroom. No items should be mailed or emailed to the School of Music. 

For more details regarding specific instrument audition requirements, please visit our audition guidelines page.

3. *Register for an Audition Date:

*All Bachelor of Music applicants must register for an audition date. You will do this separately from your JMU Undergraduate Admissions Application using the links above. There will not be a reminder on your University Application. 

NOTE ON SCHOLARSHIPS: All students who apply to the School of Music are automatically considered for a music scholarship.

Create your Slideroom Portfolio

For details regarding specific instrument audition requirements, please visit our audition guidelines page

Create your Slideroom Portfolio

For details regarding specific audition requirements, please visit our voice audition guidelines page

Apply for the Bachelor of Arts in Music

1. Submit your Undergraduate Admissions Application via the JMU Admissions Office.

2. Create a Slideroom Portfolio (using button below). 

In addition to completing the application questions, you'll need to upload:

  • Contact information for an optional reference
  • Unofficial high school transcript
  • Music Resume
  • Samples of relevant work (Music Industry applicants only)

All materials should be uploaded one week prior to your interview date. No items should be mailed or emailed to the School of Music. 

3. Schedule your interview on one of the following dates:

You will be assigned a 10-minute interview slot between 4:30pm and 6:00pm on your selected day.

4. *Register for an Audition Date, if applicable:

*Any Bachelor of Arts in Music applicants interested in taking lessons on their voice/instrument must register for an audition date. You will do this separately from your JMU Undergraduate Admissions Application using the links above. There will not be a reminder on your University Application. 

For more details regarding specific instrument or vocal audition requirements, please visit our audition guidelines page.

NOTE ON SCHOLARSHIPS: All students who apply to the School of Music are automatically considered for a music scholarship. 

Create your Slideroom Portfolio

If you are interested in taking lessons on your primary instrument/voice, you must complete an audition on a specific audition day

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