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MUSIC INTERVIEW/AUDITION

We’re excited that you’ve decided to audition to study music at Clemson University! Our Bachelor of Arts degree is a versatile program that can be uniquely tailored to your strengths and interests to prepare you for a number of different careers in the music field. If you happen to have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Music Chair, Dr. Paul Buyer at pbuyer@clemson.edu.

RESUMÉ

All students interviewing for the music concentration are encouraged to provide a resume listing any experiences and/or skills pertinent to their performing arts interest and at least two current letters of recommendation. One of these letters should come from a current music teacher.

Please bring your two letters of recommendation with you to your audition.


Students should be prepared to answer the following questions:

    • What attracted you to this degree program?
    • What are your career aspirations?
    • What are your experiences and background in the arts?
    • What other (non-arts) activities were you involved with in your school and/or community during your high school career?
    • Understanding that this degree requires collaborative teamwork with students of varying performing arts backgrounds:
        • How do you see yourself fitting into this curriculum?
        • What previous experiences have you had in collaboration?