[ See also Scholarship information
To schedule an audition, please
contact the appropriate area coordinator listed below.
In accordance with University selective admissions
standards, undergraduate music majors who wish to circumvent
provisional status and become fully accepted by the School of Music are
required to present a audition for the faculty. The audition
consists of a performance audition and a music theory placement
test. Preparation for the performance component would include a
prepared selection, etudes, and scales (if appropriate), and sight
reading. Those interested in jazz studies would also be expected
to demonstrate improvisation skills. During the audition, faculty are
interested in assessing the student's aptitude for success in the
desired program. All undergraduate concentrations (including
music education) require a senior recital.
audition for the SOM anytime during the spring semester by contacting
the music office by email or phone at (337) 482-6016 for a referral to an appropriate faculty
member (see below).
Students desiring to be considered for a scholarship for 2013-14 must
audition on one of the following dates, depending on their instrument:
Nov 10 Instrumental, Strings
Nov 17 vocal, guitar, piano, jazz
Feb. 22 - returning instrumental students
Feb. 23 - piano, vocal, guitar, jazz, instrumental, strings
March 16 - String Day Auditions
April 20 - Late instrumental auditions
Late piano auditions by appointment. Email email@example.com.
The requirements for the audition vary
depending on the instrument area. For specific information or to
schedule an audition, please contact the faculty member for that area.
Fill out the form for either incoming freshmen or continuing or transfer students and mail it to the
address indicated there.
Orchestra and Strings - Students are
encouraged to arrange an audition as soon as possible. Contact
the director of orchestral activities at (337) 482-6050 or email - firstname.lastname@example.org (Mr.
Michaell Blaney) for more information.
Guitar - For information on either classical
or jazz guitar, contact the coordinator of guitar studies through the
music office (337) 482-6016 or email - email@example.com (Mr.
Piano - For information on either classical
or jazz piano, contact the coordinator for keyboard studies through the
music office (337) 482-6016 or email - firstname.lastname@example.org. (Susie
Band Instruments - For information on any band
ensembles, visit the band web site (hyperlink). You may also contact
Dr. William Hochkeppel at (337) 482-5669 or email - email@example.com about Wind Ensemble or Dr. Brian Taylor at (337) 482-5157 or email - firstname.lastname@example.org for
Drums - For information concerning drums with
the jazz studies program, contact the coordinator of jazz studies at
(337) 482-5217. For information concerning marching or orchestral
percussion contact the percussion studio at (337) 482-5212 or email - email@example.com (Mr.
String Bass - For information concerning bass
with the jazz studies program, contact the coordinator of jazz studies
at (337) 482-5217. For information concerning orchestral string
bass contact the director of orchestral activities at (337) 482-6050 or
email - firstname.lastname@example.org (Mr. Michael Blaney).
Choral/Vocal - For information on the UL Chorale and Chamber Singers, contact the Director of Choral Activities at (337)
482-6015) or email - email@example.com (William Plummer). For information on the voice program contact the coordinator of vocal studies at (337) 482-5202 or by email - firstname.lastname@example.org (Margaret Daniel).
Percussion - For information on marching
percussion, Japanese Taiko drumming, Caribbean steel band, African
drumming ensemble, percussion ensemble, or other percussion ensembles,
contact the coordinator of percussion studies at (337) 482-5212 or
email - email@example.com (Mr. Troy Breaux).
Jazz - For information on the jazz ensembles,
combos, improvisation classes, or jazz theory, contact the coordinator
of the jazz studies program at (337) 482-5216 or email - firstname.lastname@example.org (Dr.
Music Media - For information on recording
studio classes, MIDI laboratory classes, digital audio and live sound
classes, or film scoring classes, contact the coordinator of music
media at (337) 482-5204 or email - email@example.com (Dr. Robert Willey).