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Prospective Students

Audition Dates

  • Friday, November 9, 2018
  • Friday - Saturday, January 25 - 26, 2019
  • Friday, April 12, 2019

(Note: these dates are subject to change)

Bachelor of Arts in Music

To Major in music at CSUEB, all prospective undergraduate students must:

  1. Be admitted as a student to California State University, East Bay. Apply to CSU East Bay
  2. Complete a Music Department Application Form.
  3. Successfully complete a Music Department auditions.
    Scholarships: Students who audition on Audition Weekend will automatically be considered for scholarships. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional skill in their performance medium. Only those students who audition on the specified audition dates will be considered for scholarships.
  4. Upon acceptance into the university, new transfer and graduate students are required to complete placement examinations in music theory (and music history for graduate students only).

Master of Arts in Music


First-time freshman advising is organized by the University Advisement Center (UAC). All freshman must attend summer advising scheduled by the UAC.

Graduate student advising is scheduled individually with the Graduate Coordinator. Transfer student advising is scheduled with respective music department advisors on an ad hoc basis.

Do you see yourself in music?

We'd love to hear from you. 

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