Talent Requirements for Application
Application to the Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Performance requires an audition. Applicants can select their audition preference on the Music Supplement (sent 24-28 hours after submitting the University/Common application). Audition requirements vary by instrument.
About Bachelor of Music, Instrumental Performance
Populated by world-class performer-pedagogues, the instrumental studios feature a faculty engaged in preparing students for a life in music. Our distinguished faculty cultivate a collaborative environment tailored to each individual student’s interests. University of Illinois faculty actively create, perform, teach, and present in leading concert halls, festivals, organizations, and institutions, encouraging the next generation of creative artists-citizens through example. Our students are enthusiastically nurtured to be versatile and flexible 21st-century performers, teachers, and innovators.
Performance opportunities include participation in a number of ensembles, including various orchestras, bands, studio and chamber ensembles, and more.