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Our 2022 audition days have passed, but we are still accepting virtual auditions and in-person auditions through appointment. Once you complete the application, you will be contacted by a faculty member to schedule your audition. 

For over 60 years, the SIUE Music Department has been preparing musicians for fulfilling careers in music. The music faculty consists of distinguished artist-educators who are fully committed to the success of their students. Our music degree programs are fully accredited with the National Association of Schools of Music. SIUE alumni work in all areas of music throughout the world.

Our close proximity to St. Louis allows students at SIUE to take advantage of excellent musical opportunities and experiences beyond the classroom. We are located just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, a vibrant city with a thriving musical culture. Music students at SIUE have exceptional performing opportunities and access to world class culture, all while living and studying on our picturesque 2,600 acre campus.

If you are unable to pay the application fee.....

There is a $30 application fee, payable to Acceptd upon completion of your application. Acceptd has a fee waiver program for students who are on Federal Free or Reduced Price Lunch program (FRPL).  Please go to Fee Waiver Information to request this.  If you have a financial hardship but do not qualify for an Acceptd waiver, please contact musicdept@siue.edu for further assistance.

For technical questions please visit the Acceptd Help Desk.