At Cal Poly Pomona Music, we seek to study and promote music of the highest quality within any given genre. We develop musicians who listen with awareness, and who may explore multiple musical styles and traditions.
BACHELOR OF MUSIC PROGRAM (BM)
Performance option audition guidelines
Composition option portfolio/interview guidelines
Pedagogy (Music Education) option audition/interview guidelines
BACHELOR OF ARTS PROGRAM (BA)
Music Industry Studies (MIS) - No audition is required for admission. However, incoming students who wish to be considered for scholarship support should plan to audition on the first Saturday of Feburary.
General Studies in Music - No audition is required. However, incoming students who wish to be considered for scholarship support should plan to audition on the first Saturday of February. (For a general idea of suitable audition material, please refer to audition guidelines for Performance, Composition, Music Education, or MIS, above.)
(Ensemble auditions are handled separately. For times and requirements, contact ensemble directors at Ensembles.)
Four general departmental auditions are held each year. Each hears multiple kinds of presentations, such as entrance auditions, jury auditions, upper-division auditions, auditions for studio and change-of-option auditions.
August “Fall-Conference” Audition
December “Fall Semester” Juries and Audition
February “Applicant” Audition
May “Spring Semester” Juries and Audition