Music Audition Information


Audition Dates:


Friday February 7, 2020

Friday February 21, 2020

Friday March 20, 2020

Friday April 3, 2020

Friday April 24, 2020



Audition and Scholarship Information:

All incoming students who wish to major in music are required to perform an audition in front of the music faculty.

The application and audition deadline is May 1st at 5 pm for Fall admission. Students who wish to be admitted for Spring semester should contact the Department of Music.

Prospective students must be admitted to the university prior to the audition date.  All students who audition will automatically be considered for a music scholarship. The audition dates listed above are for students who want to major in Music Education, Music Therapy, or Music.  Auditions for choral ensembles happen at the beginning of every semester.

Audition repertoire:

  • Performance of two selections in a contrasting style from memory
  • Sight-reading an example chosen by the music faculty

Students should download and complete the Audition Form, and return it to Dr. Julia Mortyakova. Students may email or mail the Audition Form to Dr. Mortyakova.  The Audition Form must be received one week prior to the audition date.

Click here for the Audition Form (.doc)

Feel free to contact Dr. Mortyakova with any additional questions.


Contact information:

Dr. Julia Mortyakova, Department of Music Chair

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Address: 1100 College St. MUW-1030

Columbus, MS 39701


Phone: 662-329-7382

Fax: 662-329-8562