student to teacher ratio in the College of Arts + Architecture
1 major. 7 concentrations. 1 minor. 2 certificates.
students enrolled in the Department of Music
Admission into the Department of Music is dependent upon admittance into the University. Please visit the Admissions website to apply to UNC Charlotte.
The UNC Charlotte Department of Music will be holding in-person auditions for music majors and select minors throughout the year. The Department of Music is not accepting auditions for minors in voice or percussion at this time.
November 13, 2021 (entrance to the Department in Spring or Fall 2022)
December 4, 2021 (entrance to the Department in Spring or Fall 2022)
January 22, 2022 (entrance to the Department in Fall 2022)
February 26, 2022 (scholarship consideration with entrance to the Department in Fall 2022)
March 26, 2022 (entrance to the Department in Fall 2022)
Complete this Audition Request Form to secure your date and time.
In order to be considered for a music scholarship, interested students must create a profile in the NinerScholars Portal and audition by the scholarship consideration date listed above. Additional information is available on our Scholarships page.
Students auditioning for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music or the Minor in Music should prepare one short piece of the student's choosing following the Audition Repertoire for Bachelor of Arts Degree or Music Performance Minor Guidelines.
Student's auditioning for any concentration within the Bachelor of Music degree who have fewer than four semesters of college-level lessons should follow the Repertoire Guidelines for Students Auditioning for Lower-Division Study (Freshman/Sophomore Level).
Students auditioning for any concentration within the Bachelor of Music degree who have four or more semesters of college-level lessons should follow the Repertoire Guidelines for Students Auditioning for Upper-Division Study (Junior/Senior Level).
Inclement Weather (In-Person Auditions)
In the event of inclement weather, please check the UNC Charlotte homepage or call the university's Inclement Weather Hotline at 704-687-2877 to see if the campus is closed. If the campus is closed, then all auditions will be postponed until the next audition date.
If the campus is not closed, then the auditions will proceed as planned. If you do not feel safe driving to campus, you may reschedule your audition by completing a new Request for Audition Form as soon as possible.
A live audition is preferable, but prospective students may request to audition via video recording. Students submitting a video will follow the same procedure as scheduling an audition, but will include a link to a video that meets the Audition Repertoire Guidelines provided above. Contact the Associate Chair, Dr. Jennifer Whitaker, to request a video audition.
Please note, prospective students who complete a video audition will not be considered for music scholarships.
Campus Events & Tours
This semester, open house events and tours are virtual. See our Virtual Open House page →
Campus tours are available through Admissions. Register for a campus tour and for more information about undergraduate admissions. Incoming students are required to attend a summer Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR) program for advising and registration for fall classes.