Future Students

Admission and Auditions

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In order to be accepted into any Department of Music degree program, students must first apply to the university through the Office of Admissions. Once admitted to the university, students must also audition successfully on their primary instrument.

Performance Standards

To gain unconditional acceptance into any degree program, applicants must demonstrate the ability to:

  • readily match pitch
  • demonstrate a functional music reading level appropriate to the applied area
  • meet performance standards appropriate for their degree area
  • demonstrate appropriate abilities in tonal and rhythmic memory

Audition Procedures

Specific audition dates will be set in the fall and spring semesters.  For those who cannot attend auditions on these dates, an alternate date may be arranged by contacting Sandra Franke at 260-481-6714 or frankes@ipfw.edu.  Links are provided below for the audition requirements of the various performance areas.

Click here for Scholarship information

Audition Dates

Saturday - December 9, 2017

Monday - February 19, 2018

Sunday - March 18, 2018

Saturday - April 21, 2018

For acceptance into the music program and scholarship consideration. High School sophomores and juniors are welcome to audition for comments only. Earlier auditions increase opportunities for scholarship awards.

Please contact the music department at 260-481-6714 or music@ipfw.edu for additional information or to schedule an audition time.

Accompanists -

You may bring your own accompanist for your audition, or you may perform with an IPFW pianist. An IPFW accompanist will be available for a $20.00 fee, payable directly to the accompanist at the time of your audition.