Welcome

When you choose our School of Music, you’ll have an experience beyond the conservatory. It’s the best of both worlds—a small, highly selective program within a large, world-class learning environment. Here you’ll grow as a musician and as a person. You’ll develop your musicianship by performing, composing, and innovating through technology. Plus you’ll have the benefits of a broad-based, comprehensive education from one of the nation’s premier universities. It’s a formula for your success. Choose Illinois and you’ll be prepared for a rewarding career!

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Champaign-Urbana is a great place to live

Admission to the University of Illinois School of Music will be a significant turning point in your musical career. You will be among some of the world’s best educators and artists in the field, as well as the most talented and promising students who will be learning side-by-side with you. Click on the links below for more information about the application process.


Application Process

Contact Us

School of Music Admissions Office
1114 W. Nevada Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801

217.244.7899
musicadmissions@illinois.edu


Why Illinois?

Hear from some of our current students why they chose Illinois!

VISIT US

1) MEET THE FACULTY 
2) CAMPUS VISIT
3) SCHOOL OF MUSIC INFORMATION SESSION AND TOUR
4) KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS TOUR

OUR ADMISSIONS TEAM

Dr. Angela Tammen - Asst. Director
Rebekka Kaupat - Coordinator
Greg Rife - Graduate Asst.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

SEPTEMBER 1 - Applications available online
DECEMBER 1 - Final Application Deadline (except Summer MME and transfer)
FEBRUARY 15 - Summers-Only MME Application Deadline
MARCH 1 - Transfer Application Deadline

2016 AUDITION DATES

2016 ON CAMPUS
JANUARY 22 & 23
FEBRUARY 5 & 6
FEBRUARY 12 & 13

2016 NATIONAL AUDITIONS
JANUARY 16 - CHICAGO

FUTURE AUDITION DATES

2017 AUDITION DATES
January 20 & 21
February 3 & 4
February 10 & 11

2018 AUDITION DATES
January 19 & 20
February 2 & 3
February 9 & 10

2019 AUDITION DATES
February 1 & 2
February 8 & 9
February 15 & 16

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