Application for Music Program Admission and Scholarship

Students who wish to major or minor in music at GVSU must fill out this application to be scheduled for an audition. Students interested in music scholarships are advised to audition early. 

Students should plan on either mailing or bringing with them a letter of recommendation from their private teacher or ensemble director. Letters can be mailed to 1300 Haas Center for Performing Arts, 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI, 49401. 

The deadline to apply is one month prior to each audition date. If it is less than one month out from the audition date, please contact Bridgett Vanderhoof ([email protected]) for space availability or to be put on the waitlist.

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Student Contact Information

Student Academic Information

Please select "GRCC Transfer Student" if you plan to transfer after receiving your Associates in Arts Degree with Music Major or Associates in Music Degree at Grand Rapids Community College. On audition day, you will not have to take a theory, piano, or sight-singing placement test. Click here for more information about the GRCC Course Transfer Agreement.

If you selected "Transfer Student" and you wish to be considered for scholarship, please complete and submit the Prospective Transfer Student Release Form for Possible Scholarship Consideration.

Audition Information

Please note:
Instrumentalists do not need an accompanist for auditions.
GVSU will provide a professional accompanist for voice auditions, but you must provide copies of your music.

Please note:
You may only select "Other" if you have been instructed to do so by the Audition Coordinator, Bridgett Vanderhoof. Please email [email protected] if you have any questions.

Please only select "yes" if you've studied piano privately for 2 or more years.  Students auditioning with piano as primary instrument should select "no."

Music Background

Education Information:

Please include information on the most recent school or college attended.
High school students: choose your current high school even if you are dual-enrolled at a college or university.

Please double-check the information you have provided and verify that it is correct before pressing submit.

An email will be sent approx. 10 days prior to your audition date with your audition time and instructions. 

If you have any questions about your application or audition, please contact:

Bridgett Vanderhoof (she/her)
Audition Coordinator
[email protected]
(616) 331-3678

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