Next Steps

Are you ready to start your CBU journey?

Getting started is a simple, two-step process:

1. AUDITION for the School of Music

All students interested in pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in music at CBU must complete a music major audition. There are three potential ways to do this:

  1. Schedule an audition at a CBU School of Music Open House or on a Spring Audition Weekend (Jan 24-25, 2020; or Feb 7-8, 2020) beginning Tuesday, October 15, 2019.
  2. Schedule an in-person audition appointment or a live video audition appointment.
  3. Submit a video audition.

Click the 'Schedule or upload an audition' link to get started!

2. APPLY to the University

All undergraduate and graduate students must apply to CBU through the Admissions office. This is a painless process that can be done completely online. Start your application today by choosing one of the degree program below.

2020 Scholarship Audition Weekends

for all music majors and non-music majors


Our 2020 Scholarship Audition Weekends will be held on January 24-25 and February 7-8.

Have questions?

If you have questions regarding our academic programs, or any portion of the audition process, please call our office at 951.343.4251 or email We would be honored to assist you!