Auditions & Audition Requirements

Music Department Audition Dates for students entering CSUB in the Fall of 2019


Audition flyer

An accompanist will be provided for voice auditions. Students may use an accompaniment CD if they wish. Instrumentalists shall provide their own accompanist, or use an accompaniment CD.

If there are any further questions you might have about auditions for the CSU Bakersfield Music Program, its ensembles, course offerings, and degree programs, please don't hesitate to contact Dr. Sakomoto for instrumental auditions or Dr. Vazquez-Ramos for vocal auditions.

CSU Admission Requirements

Planning on attending CSU Bakersfield in the Fall of 2018? Be sure to apply to the University between October 1 and November 30, 2017.

Apply to CSU Bakersfield

Prospective students need to complete the following prior to applying to CSU Bakersfield:

  • SAT or ACT College Entrance Exam (completed or scheduled)
  • English: 4 years of college preparatory English composition and literature
  • Math: 3 years (4 years are recommended), including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, or higher mathematics
  • History and Social Science: 2 years, including 1 year of U.S. history (or 1 semester of U.S. History and 1 semester of civics or American government) and 1 year of social science
  • Laboratory Science: 2 years with a lab class
  • Language (other than English): 2 years of the same language (American Sign Language is acceptable)
  • Visual and Performing Arts: 1 year of dance, drama or theatre, music, or visual arts
  • College Preparatory Elective: 1 year of any college preparatory subject

Apply for Scholarships

To be eligible for scholarship consideration all students must have

The FAFSA and CSUB Scholarship Application need to be completed between January 1, 2018 and March 1, 2018.  

If you have any questions about music scholarships at CSUB contact Dr. Sakomoto.