Skip to main content

Undergraduate Programs

Wind Symphony How to Apply



  • Secure your audition appointment and complete the School of Music application online. Please review the audition requirementsPre-screening is not required.
    • Accompaniment (Voice Audition Only): You may bring an accompanist or WVU can provide one for you.  If you would like us to provide an accompanist, please contact Prof. Laura Knoop-Very as soon as possible by phone at (304) 293-5677 or via e-mail at Only voice auditions require piano accompaniment; other auditions are performed without piano accompaniment.

  • If you will be submitting a video as your audition, please click HERE to submit. It will then be forwarded to the proper instructor. 

  • Please provide two recommendations from individuals who can speak to your credentials as a musician and as a student. These are needed to process your application. These must be submitted promptly. 
    • Click HERE for the online recommendation form.
    • Alternatively, recommenders can send their letter of recommendation on letterhead directly to the WVU School of Music at the following email address:


  • After the School of Music receives your application, you will receive confirmation two weeks before the date(s) you selected for your audition, in addition to other pertinent information.

  • This audition also serves as a scholarship consideration. 

  • Please allow two weeks after your audition to confirm your admission status.

  • We will notify the student and the Office of Admissions of the results of the audition. Once you have been admitted, you will also receive information on the scheduling of classes. 

  • Students who do not meet the standards for admittance into the School of Music may select a variety of other majors at the University, including the College of Creative Arts Multidisciplinary Studies program.

Questions? Contact Us

Have questions about applying? Contact our undergraduate recruitment specialist.

James Froemel