Music Auditions

Music Auditions

Northwest University is pleased to offer Music Scholarships to talented musicians (instrumental and vocal) for participation in a musical ensemble during enrollment. Amounts vary by instrument and ensemble at the discretion of Music Department faculty and are awarded for a maximum of eight semesters.

Music Scholarships are determined by live audition with Music Department faculty. Instrumental auditions include a solo piece, scales, and sight reading.

Please contact the Admissions Office for assistance with any questions at 800-669-3781 or

Music Audition Signups

The audition deadline for new students enrolling in Fall 2020 is:

  • Saturday, February 29, 2020

 Audition Application Instructions

The on-campus, live audition dates are:

  • Friday, November 8, 2019 –  Vocals, Guitars, and Drums Only (No Band & Orchestra Auditions)
  • Friday, January 31, 2020 – All Auditions
  • Friday, February 21, 2020 – Band and Orchestra Instruments Only (No Vocal, Guitar & Drum Auditions)
  • Saturday, February 22, 2020 – Band and Orchestra Instruments Only (No Vocal, Guitar & Drum Auditions)

After applying to NU, a link for the Music Audition Application will be available on your Admission Application User Account. Please submit your audition application at least one week prior to your requested audition date.

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Admissions Questions?

Talk to one of our enrollment counselors to get the answers you need.

Call 1-800-669-3781 or find your counselor online.

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