LIMITED ACCESS PROGRAM
The Music Progam program at FGCU has been designated as a Limited Access Program. This means that in addition to being fully admitted by FGCU you will need to apply to the Bower School of Music, schedule an audition and be admitted into the Music Program. Students must audition on November 18, 2017 for Spring 2018 admission and by April 14, 2018 for Fall 2018 admission.
The audition for admission to the Bower School of Music also serves as the audition for possible scholarship assistance. Music scholarships can only be awarded to students who have completed the FAFSA and FGCU Foundation Scholarship Application. The FGCU Foundation Scholarship Application will be available on November 15, 2017. To complete the FGCU Foundation Scholarship Application go to FGCU’s main web page at www.fgcu.edu, scroll down to and click on Financial Aid & Scholarships. Then, click on Foundation Scholarship Application. The deadline to complete the FGCU Foundation Scholarship Application is March 1, 2018.
ADMISSIONS: APPLICATION PROCESS
1. APPLY TO FGCU - https://www2.fgcu.edu/admissions.asp
2. REVIEW - Audition Repertoire Requirements [.pdf - 534kb]
3. APPLY TO BOWER SCHOOL OF MUSIC - https://www2.fgcu.edu/CAS/Music/audition.asp
4. DOWNLOAD & COMPLETE - Letter of Recommendation Form [.pdf - 85kb] Please mail at least one Letter of Recommendation from a music teacher who is familiar with your academic/musical ability prior to your audition date.
THEORY PLACEMENT EXAM
You will take a music theory placement exam and a short aural skills survey. Information about the theory placement exam is below.