Whether you want a career in music or just the pleasure of performing or listening, there are courses of interest for you at ISU. The Department of Music offers a variety of music degrees and a music minor.
An audition is required for admission as a music major or music minor. An Audition Day is usually scheduled for the last Saturday in February each year. You may fill out the Scholarship Form ONLINE or Call 208-282-3636 or write to the music office (e-mail: email@example.com) to obtain the audition application form.
The Department of Music is located in the Fine Arts Building, which includes a 450-seat recital hall called Goranson Hall. Most Music Department concerts are performed in the 1200-seat Joseph C. & Cheryl H. Jensen Grand Concert Hall, which opened in 2005. This beautiful concert hall is located in the L.E. & Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
A variety of performing music ensembles are available to ISU students. Some ensembles are also open to community members. These performing groups include bands, choirs, orchestra, and chamber ensembles.
Scholarships / Audition Day
Now is the time to apply for your music audition. Applications are being accepted for the 2014-15 academic year. Auditions are by apppointment and should be scheduled in advance.
Auditions for the 2014-15 academic year will be held on:
February 22, 2014 &
March 15, 2014
Scholarships are available to both majors and nonmajors for participation in music ensembles. All scholarships are awarded on the basis of an audition. You may fill out the Scholarship Form ONLINE or Call 208-282-3636 or write to the music office (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) to obtain the audition application form.
The Department of Music is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
Spotlight on Music
Members of the ISU Symphonic will be providing will be providing pre-concert holiday music for the Idaho State Civic Symphony event An ISU Chritmas. Members of the band will split up into student-led Woodwind Choir, Brass Choir, Percussion Ensemble to present holiday music in a variety of styles and settings.
Friday, December 13, 2013; 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 14, 2013; 7:30 pm