Auditions

Undergraduate Admission

In order to audition for entrance into the TCU School of Music and to be considered for possible scholarships, students must audition and interview in person before the TCU Percussion Faculty. Students must perform pieces demonstrating ability on keyboard percussion (two and four mallet selections), snare drum (concert and rudimental selections), timpani, and drumset (improvisation and style demonstrations including rock/pop, jazz, and Latin). Sight-reading and an interview with the TCU Percussion Faculty will also be part of the audition process.

Please following all instructions on the following link:

http://www.music.tcu.edu/undergraduate.asp

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Brian A. West (Division Chair and Coordinator of Percussion) – b.west@tcu.edu or 817-257-5759

 

Graduate Admission (MM AND DMA)

Pre-Screening Requirements:

Prospective graduate students (MM and DMA) should submit the following preliminary materials before being asked to audition in person:

Once all of the preliminary materials have been received, and all of the application requirements met, individuals may be invited to audition live on campus. Prospective graduate students who follow all application instructions and submit the above materials prior to December 1st will be given primary consideration regarding in-person audition appointments.

Please following all instructions on the following link:

http://www.music.tcu.edu/graduate.asp

Students who are invited to audition live (for admission and assistantship consideration) must perform pieces demonstrating ability on a variety of percussion instruments including keyboard percussion (two and four mallet selections), snare drum (concert and rudimental selections), timpani, and drumset (improvisation and style demonstrations including rock/pop, jazz, and Latin). Sight-reading and an interview with the TCU Percussion Faculty will also be part of the audition process.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Brian A. West (Division Chair and Coordinator of Percussion) – b.west@tcu.edu or 817-257-5759