Audition Information

All students who wish to major or minor in music or take lessons must audition to be accepted to the College of Musical Arts, as well as apply to Bowling Green State University.

The College of Musical Arts is offering three methods of audition this year: 

  • In-person – highly preferred

  • Live Virtual 

  • Recorded Video Submission

Please note the dates below for in-person or virtual dates and check out the tabs further down the page for more detail about signing up to reserve a space!

Audition Days

Spring 2022 Admission: audition on or before December 3, 2021
Summer/Fall 2022 Admission:
  • Saturday, January 22, 2022: virtual auditions - reservation deadline January 3, 2022

  • Saturday, January 29, 2022: in-person auditions - reservation deadline January 3, 2022 

  • Friday, February 18, 2022: virtual auditions - reservation deadline January 31, 2022

  • Saturday, February 19, 2022: in-person auditions - reservation deadline January 31, 2022

  • Saturday, February 26, 2022: in-person auditions - reservation deadline February 7, 2022 (Final Music Scholarship deadline)

  • Saturday, April 16, 2022: in-person Senior & Junior auditions - reservation deadline April 1, 2022 (More Information About Junior Audition Day)

Once you complete your BGSU Application and are admitted to the University, follow the directions below to access the Audition Reservation Form. 

Incoming Freshman/Transfer students:

  • Go to admissions.bgsu.edu/account

  • Log in using the email and password you used when you applied to the university.

  • Locate the Audition Reservation Form link. 

  • Choose the date you would like to audition and enter your information in the form. 

Current BGSU Students & Music Minor Applicants: contact the Music Admissions Office for access. 

Juniors: More Information About Junior Audition Day

Musical Theatre: If you are a vocal student interested in a major in Musical Theatre, please view the Musical Theatre audition information.  There is a separate audition process for musical theatre students. 

For audition questions, call (419) 372-8577, or email MusicAdmissions@bgsu.edu.

Auditions days can be lengthy. Your exact schedule for the day will be sent via email by one week before your audition.

  • Virtual audition days typically begin around 11:00am, and auditions commonly run as late as 5:00 or 6:00pm. Please plan on being available during that time.  

  • In-person audition day check-in typically begins around 10:00am, and auditions commonly run as late as 4:00 or 5:00pm, depending on the date and instrument. Please plan on being available during that time. 

Audition Day activities include, but are not limited to:

  • A welcome session

  • Separate Q&A sessions for parents & students

  • Time to warm up

  • Your audition

For audition questions, call (419) 372-8577, or email MusicAdmissions@bgsu.edu.

If you would like to do a Live Virtual Audition, these will take place through GetAcceptd. With this opportunity you will get to experience the same activities as a typical on-campus audition day complete with information sessions and Q&A chats. If you choose this option, we recommend that you have high speed internet for the best connectivity.

  • First complete the University application and Audition Reservation Form 

  • You will be directed to our GetAcceptd page from the Audition Reservation Form.

  • Complete the short and simple audition application on the GetAcceptd site so you will have access to the live virtual audition day. GETACCEPTD APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN BY SEPTEMBER 1.

Vocalists

  • Vocalists are required to perform with accompaniment. Live or recorded accompaniment is acceptable for live virtual auditions.

Please note that auditioning through GetAcceptd will cost $45.00. Fee waivers are available for applicants that qualify through GetAcceptd’s request process

For audition questions, call (419) 372-8577, or email MusicAdmissions@bgsu.edu.

We encourage all applicants to present an in-person campus audition to visit the Moore Musical Arts Center and meet our faculty or to do a Live Virtual Audition through GetAcceptd. However, these options may not always be possible. 

To be considered for music scholarship, recorded video auditions must be received by the College of Musical Arts by Monday, February 21, 2022.

  • Recorded video auditions will be considered for both entrance to the CMA AND music scholarships if submitted by the scholarship deadline. 

  • Complete the University application and Audition Reservation Form prior to submitting a video recording. 

  • There is no fee to submit a video recording.

To upload your files:

  • Incoming freshman and transfer students should return to your Future Falcon Checklist and click the link under Audition Video Upload.
  • Current students may submit files directly to musicadmissions@bgsu.edu
  • If sending a link to your videos (YouTube, Google Drive, etc.), make sure that it is sharable so faculty can review your submission.  

The recorded audition should consist of selections as described under Undergraduate Audition Requirements. The audition should be utilizing the highest quality equipment available. 

Vocalists: either a live pianist or an accompaniment track must be used. A capella auditions will not be accepted. The recording must show the student singing. 

For audition questions, call (419) 372-8577, or email MusicAdmissions@bgsu.edu.

Admission to Bowling Green State University as a music major or minor is competitive. Most applicants will receive email notification of their audition results within 1-2 weeks of their audition date, followed by an official letter in the mail. If submitting a recorded audition, results will be sent 1-2 weeks after scheduled audition days.

There are three possible audition decisions:

1. Approved: The student meets minimum entrance criteria and is allowed to begin formal study as a music major or minor at Bowling Green State University contingent upon unconditional admission to the University.  

2. Not Approved: The student does not meet minimum criteria to be a music major/minor. Students that are “Not Approved” to major in music may attend BGSU if they declare a different major and have been admitted to the University.  Students not approved to major or minor in music may re-audition beginning in the fall of the next academic year.

3. Delay Decision: Students are placed on a waitlist. Final decisions will be made after the scholarship audition deadline.

Please note that a Music Theory placement exam will be given online in May to students that have been accepted to the College of Musical arts. Visit the Music Theory Exam and Study Guide page to prepare. The results of this exam places students in the appropriate theory class to begin the music curriculum. Information for accessing the online exam will be sent via email in May.

For audition questions, call (419) 372-8577, or email MusicAdmissions@bgsu.edu. 

博灵格林州立大学音乐学院中国地区面试

钢琴面试地点:四川音乐学院

时间:2021年12月10日

美国俄亥俄州博灵格林州立大学音乐学院在美国享有崇高的学术地位。本院共有六十余位专任教授及一百余位兼任师资。本院教学设备堪比美国音乐学院之榜样,拥有三个以上的演奏厅及七十多间琴房,其中有超过二十间配备演奏型钢琴(包括斯坦威钢琴)供学生练习使用。2022年秋季入学的中国地区面试将于2021年12月10日在四川音乐学院(成都)举行。本校提供多种奖学金(Scholarship)及研究生助学金(Assistantship)。颁发对象及金额取决于面试成绩。

学生可申请以下学位:

学士学位(Bachelor’s Degree):

学生必须于2022年8月前完成高中学业, 托福最低成绩要求为71分, 雅思6.0,多邻国100。 任何英语测试成绩必须于3月1日前送交,否则将不予考虑奖学金。当您通过ets.org网站提交成绩单时,本校代码为1069。

申请时请打开网站:BGSU Music Admissions,点击“Undergraduate”,选择“Apply”,并填写BGSU Undergraduate Application,然后填写Audition Reservation Form。然后选择面试地点,面试官将会通过电子邮件联系您并告知面试信息。

面试曲目要求:

钢琴:三首不同时期风格的作品

若想获取更多详细面试要求,请至

https://www.bgsu.edu/musical-arts/prospective-students/undergraduate/audition-information/audition-requirements.html

硕士学位(Master Degree):

学生必须于2022年8月前取得学士学位,托福最低成绩要求为80分,雅思6.5,多邻国110。 任何英语测试成绩必须于3月1日前送交,否则将不予考虑奖学金。 当您通过ets.org网站提交成绩单时,本校代码为1069。

申请时请打开网站:BGSU Music Admissions,点击“Graduate”,选择“Apply”,并填写BGSU Graduate College Application,然后填写Audition Reservation Form。然后选择面试地点,面试官将会通过电子邮件联系您并告知面试信息。在申请的过程中,学生可以同时进行奖学金及研究生助学金的申请。同时学生申请时需准备并上传推荐信及其撰写人的姓名和联系方式,学术成绩单,托福成绩。面试官将会通过电子邮件联系您并告知面试相关信息。

面试曲目要求:

钢琴:三首不同时期风格的作品

若想获取更多详细面试要求,请至 https://www.bgsu.edu/musical-arts/prospective-students/masters/auditions.html

音乐文凭(Music Certificate):

音乐文凭项目学习时间为期一年,专为已有学士学位的器乐,声乐和作曲专业的学生而设立。我们推荐托福达到61的学生申请。在为期一年的课程中,学生每个星期有专业课及室内乐选修,并有机会在学校学习英文。许多学生均在完成音乐文凭项目后,顺利进入研究生部就读。

申请时请打开网站:BGSU Music Admissions,“Graduate”,然后点击Certificate Program标题下方的“Application”按钮。打开链接后,请选择面试地点,提供推荐信撰写人的姓名及联系方式,上传成绩单。面试官将会通过电子邮件联系您并告知面试信息。

音乐文凭的面试要求与硕士学位的要求一致。

若需要申请财政资助,所有的申请材料(包括托福、IELTS、多邻国DuoLingo成绩)必须在2022年3月1日前提交。

如果您有意申请,请务必直接向本大学官方网站提出申请。请至http://www.bgsu.edu/musicadmissions了解申请信息。在完成在线申请后,您会收到包含面试时间的确认邮件。现场面试负责人:周媛媛 电子邮箱:zyypiano1@sina.com

费用清单:

1. 申请费:75美元,可于申请时在线提交

2. 面试费:800人民币,可支付给面试负责人