The Fresno State Department of Music Audition Day provides prospective students an opportunity to audition for department faculty and become eligible for departmental scholarships. (Instrumental students may be required to complete a studio audition at the beginning of the Fall semester)

Auditions for the Instrumentalists, Vocalists and the Bulldog Marching Band will take place on the same day. Students who are auditioning for more than one area will be scheduled for separate auditions times (please complete applications for each area).

High school, transfer and graduate students who have applied for admission to Fresno State for the 2014-2015 academic year are eligible to audition.

Audition Day will take place on:

Saturday, January 31, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

(Marching Band Auditions begin at 8:00 a.m.)

Registration will take place in the Department of Music Lobby
Please park in Lot C (across from the new University High School)
Click here for a campus map [link to map]

A presentation about the Department of Music will be
offered every 30 minutes throughout the entire day!

Fresno State Department of Music

What is required for the audition?

1. Fill out application form HERE

2. An audition time will be assigned to you by email once you have completed the application. For additional information you may contact the following:

Instrumental Auditions: Contact Ms. Sindi McGuire at
Marching Band Auditions: Ms. Eileen Zacharczyp at
Voice Auditions: Contact Ms. Sindi McGuire at
Composition Audition/Interview: Contact Dr. Kenneth Froelich at

3. Prepare for your audition.

Instrumental Auditions – Applicants for admission should be prepared to perform one or more selections that represent your highest level of performance. An accompanist will not be provided for instrumental auditions. Students may use an accompaniment CD or bring their own

Voice Auditions - Applicants for admission should prepare tow classical songs, one of which must be in a language other than English. Songs must be memorized and please bring two copies of your music to the audition.

Marching Band Auditions – Contact Ms. Eileen Zacharczyp at

For information about the Marching Band and for Audition Music, visit: