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To MSU College of Music Applicants auditioning on February 1 or 2;

Due to extremely cold weather, Michigan State University is currently closed and will reopen Friday, February 1.  Music auditions scheduled on Friday and Saturday will occur as planned.  For those who are arriving Thursday evening, please know the music buildings will be locked until 7:00am on Friday.

If you are experiencing travel delays or flight cancelations, please write us at admissions@music.msu.edu or call 517.355.2140.


Welcome. Here at Michigan State University’s College of Music, we believe in giving musicians the room they need to grow and the inspiration they seek to realize their unique potential.

Learn more about how to apply? Select a College of Music program below to review the application requirements or browse the areas and studios section to further explore your interests.

Although the December 1st deadline has passed, we are still accepting applications in areas that did not require prescreening.  Programs that are now closed are:

  • Bachelor of Music in Performance for pianists.  All other undergraduate programs are open at this time.
  • DMA in Collaborative Piano
  • MM and DMA in Conducting
  • MM, DMA and Performance Diploma in Performance for the below areas.  All other performance areas remain open at this time.
    • Flute
    • Percussion
    • Piano
    • Saxophone
    • Violin
    • Voice