Future Student Information


The Magic Flute, 2015
Godspell 2019

Prospective Music Majors

Preferred music application deadline, February 12, 2021

  1. Apply to Iowa State: application
  2. Create an account and complete the General and College sections in OneApp (https://www.financialaid.iastate.edu/scholarships)
  3. Once you have submitted the General and College sections of the OneApp, look for the recommended opportunity for your instrument and complete the required questions. Note: Your application will require you to submit a YouTube link with a video recording no more than 12 minutes in length.

Questions may be directed to musicinfo@iastate.edu or 515-294-3831.

Prospective Performing Arts or Theatre Majors

Go here to learn more about how to get involved with ISU Theatre and Performing Arts. Please contact Director of Theatre Brad Dell for more information: dellbrad@iastate.edu, 515.294.0184.

Helpful Information

  • Auditions for Music Majors are held mid-February and are based on ability and availability in a studio. Click here for specific audition information, and please do not hesitate to contact the applied professors of your area for more detailed information regarding your audition. 
  • Applicants to the composition program can find special audition requirements here.
  • All music majors are required to take a music placement exam in August prior to the start of the academic year.
  • Both music majors and non-music majors comprise our many music ensembles.
  • Dr. Jennifer Rodgers is hosting Standing Out!, a series of masterclasses on what is expected and how to stand out at your audition.

Music Theory Class
Music Theory class