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Undergraduate Studies in Music

Find out about our undergraduate programs in music. You can do music; you can do bio. You can do music and bio! Information on the Music Major, Minor, Double Major; Music, Science, and Technology Specialization; Concentrations, Student Resources, Performance Opportunities, etc.

For Department-specific questions, email the Undergraduate Student Services Officer.

Graduate Studies in Music

Find out about available graduate programs in music and how to go about applying.

For Department-specific questions, email the Graduate Student Services Officer.

Audition for Admissions: The Supplemental Audition FAQ

For new and transfer undergraduate applicants only. Do you play an instrument? How can your musical skills can strengthen your Stanford application? Submit a supplemental audition, which should not be confused with auditions for lessons and ensembles (see below). The difference between these two auditions can be found in our handy FAQ for new and transfer students.

Auditions for Lessons and Ensembles: Minimum Proficiency Requirements

Find out if you've got the chops by checking out our list of minimum proficiency requirements for a wide variety of vocal and instrumental disciplines. Useful to prospective students and current Stanford students wishing to study with our esteemed music faculty or join an ensemble.

Summer Session

The Department of Music offers an eight-week summer session with classes in Piano and Voice starting the week of June 24th. Summer session information can be found here. Registration for summer session classes is open through Thursday, June 7th at 4 p.m.