Candidates must complete a university application and an audition if they wish to be considered for acceptance into the School of Music.


2014-2015 Audition Dates

October 13, 2014*
November 8, 2014*
January 17, 2015
February 7, 2015
February 21, 2015*
March 21, 2015

*Indicates University Faculty Open House

Weekday auditions can be scheduled by appointment

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Directions to Campus

Bloomington-Normal is located about 2 hours south of Chicago and north of St. Louis. Illinois Wesleyan's campus is located in a historic residential neighborhood just north of the downtown Bloomington business district, and about one mile south of Illinois State University in Normal.


The Illinois Wesleyan School of Music is pleased to offer different options to fulfill the audition requirements for applicants. For admission and scholarship purposes, we will accept on-campus or video auditions. Campus auditions provide the most thorough introduction to the School of Music and to the University in general. Click here for audition requirements.





Music scholarships are awarded based on audition and do not require an additional application.


Sit in on music classes, observe a rehearsal, meet faculty, attend a concert, and take a campus tour by scheduling a visit with music admissions.

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Want more information? For a free School of Music viewbook and recordings of student ensembles, click here.


Contact Us:

Laura Dolan
Music Admissions Coordinator
Presser Hall 264A
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington IL 61702-2900
(309) 556-3063