The Department of Music strives to enrich and inspire the human mind and spirit through the pursuit of excellence in creative activity, research, teaching, and service. The Department of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Two baccalaureate degrees in music are available: the Bachelor of Music and the Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Music. Learn more in the catalog of studies.
Undergraduate Student Admissions
Thank you for your interest in our undergraduate music programs at the University of Arkansas! We appreciate the time, talent, and energy you and your support team have devoted to making the important decision of pursuing a music degree. For answers as you continue the admission process, please contact our undergraduate advising coordinator, Lia Uribe, at (479) 575-4138 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that all students wishing to enroll as music majors must complete two applications, a University of Arkansas application and a Department of Music application.
Step 1: Apply to the University
All first year students, transfer students, and international students must be admitted to both the University of Arkansas and to the Department of Music. Complete the appropriate University of Arkansas application.
Step 2: Admission to the Department of Music
Students may start their application for admission to the Department of Music prior to being admitted to the University of Arkansas. However, acceptance as a degree seeking music major is contingent upon admission to the University of Arkansas.
DEPARTMENT APPLICATIONS WILL BE POSTED IN SEPTEMBER 2018
Step 3: On-Campus Audition
All music major applicants must audition with the Department. Through your application to the Department, students will sign up for one of the following audition days. Students unable to come to an audition day can set up a separate audition, however, students are strongly encouraged to attend the assigned days.
- January 28, 2019
- February 11, 2019
- February 25, 2019
- Guitar: Jake Hertzog, email@example.com (479)575-4701
- Piano: Dr. Tomoko Kashiwagi, firstname.lastname@example.org, (479) 575-5771
- Strings: Dr. Er-Gene Kahng, email@example.com (479) 575-6270
- Voice: Dr. Christopher MacRae, firstname.lastname@example.org (479) 575-4534
- Woodwinds/Brass/Percussion: Connie Vick, email@example.com at (479) 575-7221
Exceptions to On-Campus Auditions
Candidates who live a great distance from campus may submit a recording of the audition repertoire. Please contact the appropriate area (follow the links above) for more information.
Visiting the Department of Music
Contact Dr. Justin Hunter, Director of Admissions, (479) 575-4701 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.