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The College of Music and Performing Arts at Belmont University is a vibrant creative community serving undergraduate and graduate students by providing nationally recognized, accredited programs in Music, Theatre, and Dance.  Artist/mentor faculty along with world-class performances, vibrant visual artists, dynamic teaching, and study abroad opportunities combine to provide a 21st-century path for student excellence, artistry, and creativity in an inclusive student-centered, Christian environment.  We are committed to helping students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world’s needs. From here to anywhere.

Belmont University does not pre-screen for Music or Theatre programs.  If you submit materials to Acceptd, these will be reviewed as your audition.

Auditioning at Belmont:

Belmont offers auditions both in-person and via video submission for the 2023-2024 audition cycle.  Our in-person audition dates are listed on our website below for both the School of Music and the Department of Theatre and Dance.  

School of Music Belmont Application Process 
Department of Theatre and Dance Application Process

Important Deadlines: 
First-Year Students:

  • February 18, 2024: Overall scholarship deadline for In-person and video audition for Fall 2024
  • May 1, 2024: Final video submission deadline for first-year Fall 2024 students.
    • In order to receive an admissions decision prior to the National Reply Deadline of May 1, you must submit a video by April 1, 2024.
Transfer Students:
  • November 12, 2023: Video audition deadline for transfer students for Spring 2024 
  • July 1, 2024: Final video submission deadline for transfer applicants Fall 2024
    • Please note if you are a transfer who plants to attend orientation during June 2024, you must submit your video by May 1, 2024.
If you have any questions, please contact Angela Stenzel at

Visiting Belmont:
Regular weekday visits to campus are encouraged for you to visit and learn more about your programs of interest.  To learn more about our weekday visit program, visit here.

View our Facilities:
CMPA Facilities
Department of Theatre and Dance
School of Music 
Belmont Campus Tour

For technical questions, please visit the Acceptd Helpdesk.