Music Program Audition

Congratulations again on your admission to NSU Florida. We are so excited to welcome you to the music program! Now that you’re officially a Shark, we invite you to audition with us on campus for course placement during an upcoming Shark Preview Weekend. This audition is required for all incoming music majors. NOTE: If an in-person audition is not possible, students may request an online audition where they send in a video and schedule an online interview by emailing Dr. Bill Adams at

2024 Shark Preview Weekends with Audition Dates:


  • Audition dates for the 2024-2025 academic year:
    • January 25-27, 2024 
    • February 1-3, 2024 
    • February 15-17, 2024 
    • March 7-9, 2024 
    • March 14-16, 2024 
    • March 21-23, 2024 
    • April 4-6, 2024 


How to Sign Up:
  • Email the Shark Preview team at with your preferred Shark Preview Weekend audition date. Please do not book any travel accommodations until you receive your confirmation email. For more information about Shark Preview Weekends, visit You are encouraged to apply for additional Premier Programs that you can also interview for during your confirmed Shark Preview Weekend. We recommend you look into Razor’s Edge Shark Talent, a curricular and co-curricular program for aspiring student leaders interested in the artistic disciplines.  
What to Expect:
  • Prepare two pieces which demonstrate your musical ability. The style of the music is your choice.
  • Instrumentalists may be asked to perform major or chromatic scales of their choosing. Vocalists may be asked to demonstrate their range.
  • Immediately following the audition, you will meet with music faculty for a brief, informal interview to discuss your individual academic and artistic goals. The interview is an opportunity for the faculty to get to know you as well as an opportunity for you to address any questions you may have about the music program at NSU.
  • Please note that the music audition is closed to observers.
  • An accompanist will be provided. Please contact Dr. Bill Adams at to arrange for an accompanist at least two weeks before your audition.