High School Music Admissions

The UNCSA School of Music High School program is for students in grades 9–12. Students can enter into the high school music program at any grade level with the exception of the Voice program, which is for grades 11 and 12 only.

Along with your online application and required application documents, you will audition with the arts faculty. Admission into the School of Music program is based on a combination of your artistic and academic merits. 

Deadlines & Audition Dates

Application & All Required Documents by: February 3, 2020

Applications may be submitted after the deadline upon approval.  Please contact the Music Admissions Counselor:

Natalie Parker
(336) 631-1550

Instrumental & Composition Applicants

Available Audition Dates

Friday, February 21, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Voice Applicants

Available Audition Dates

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020

 Friday, February 28, 2020

Music Admission & Scholarship notification date: March 20, 2020

Choice of audition dates depends on when you complete your online application and submit your required application documents. More choices of audition dates will be available to you the earlier you apply.

Admissions Criteria

GPA & Academic Requirements

Applicants should have a minimum GPA of 2.3 (C+), no more than one failing grade in the previous year's work and no more than two failing grades in their overall coursework.

Completed Application, Fees & Required Documents

1. Complete the online application.

2. Pay your Application Fee: $95 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents, $130 for international applicants. Application fees are non-refundable.

Payment Options

  • Online: Follow payment instructions at the end of the application.
  • Check or Money Order (through a U.S. bank): Make payable to "UNCSA" and include your full legal name. Mail your payment and fully legible name of the applicant to the Office of Admissions.
  • International Applicants: Use Flywire to pay your application fee online through an international bank or pay by check or money order through a U.S. bank as listed above.

3. Upload all Required Application Documents by your applixation materials deadline above prior to your scheduled audition.

Please note: If you are applying to two different UNCSA art schools (Music, Drama, Design & Production/Visual Arts and Dance) you will need to complete a second application and pay a second application fee.


Natalie Parker
Music Admissions Counselor

I’m happy to guide you through the admissions process for the UNCSA School of Music! Let me know if you have any questions.

Contact Natalie