NKU Department of Music
Northern Kentucky University's Department of Music offers a full range of performance and education opportunities to music majors. Our graduates pursue successful careers as professional performers, college and university faculty, public school music teachers, private studio instructors and in allied fields within the music industry.
Our students have been accepted for graduate study at such renowned institutions as the Juilliard School, Indiana University–Bloomington, The San Francisco Conservatory of Music, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Iowa State University, the Eastman School of Music, and the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Department of Music Ensemble/Placement Auditions for Fall 2014
If you are a new/returning music student OR a new/returning non-music-major student who wishes to be in an auditioned ensemble, please prepare the audition materials below.
Symphonic Winds and Philharmonic Orchestra:
Wind/Brass/Percussion Audition Schedule:
Thursday, August 14
12:00 pm Flutes
12:45 pm Oboes
1:15 pm Bassoons
1:45 pm Clarinets
2:15 pm Saxophones (all on alto)
3:30 pm Trumpets
Friday, August 15
12:00 pm Horns
12:30 pm Trombones
1:15 pm Euphoniums
1:45 pm Tubas
2:15 pm Percussion
Wind players should prepare all major scales, a full range chromatic scale and will be asked to sight read. All auditions will be held in FA 126 (Band Room).
Questions? Please contact Dr. Karrick: email@example.com
String Audition Packet
String auditions will take place on Thursday, August 14th beginning at 1:30 p.m. in FA 364 (Dr. Restesan's office). Students should sign-up for a time. A sign-up sheet is available outside of Dr. Restesan's office (FA 364). Questions? Please contact Dr. Restesan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions? Please contact Professor Hogg: email@example.com
Audition Dates for 2015–2016 Admission:
- Coming soon!
For maximum scholarship consideration submit your NKU admissions application by January 15th.
Remaining Audition Dates for 2014–2015 Admission:
- Thursday, August 14, 2014 (entrance-only audition; no scholarship consideration)
- Music Performance
- Jazz Studies
- Piano Accompanying
- Piano Pedagogy
- Music Composition
Bachelor's Degrees with Teaching Certification:
- Music Education
Bachelor of Arts:
- Liberal Studies
- Music Entrepreneurship
- Music Technology
- Audio Production
- Piano Pedagogy