Western Carolina University's School of Music provides student musicians with academic, performance, and recording experiences that prepare them for careers in the profession. From our award-winning Pride of the Mountains Marching Band to our regionally acclaimed Music Education and Commercial & Electronic Music programs, our students are surrounded by excellence. They go on to work as teachers, producers, studio musicians, conductors, and recording artists.
Students interested in studying music will be required to audition. Mark your calendar for Spring 2018 audition dates: Saturday, January 27 and Saturday, February 17.Admission and Auditions
Through support from donors, WCU's Friends of the Arts and our music faculty, the School of Music offers several competitive scholarships. Students can also apply for scholarships through the University each year prior to Feb. 1 for the following fall.Learn More