Auditions for ENMU Music Programs

Audition Requirements: What Do I Need to Do?

Step 1: Apply for Admission. You can audition any time, by appointment, but we recommend you apply for admission to ENMU as soon as possible. You must receive a letter of acceptance from the Office of Enrollment Services before we can award any scholarships or place you in the program of your choice. If you have already applied, but aren't sure about your admission status, you can check your status online at

Step 2: Schedule your audition. If you are planning to visit ENMU, be sure to contact us so we can schedule your audition when you are here for your visit. Find out more about a campus tour, or sign up for a campus tour today! Be sure to note in the comments area that you would like to schedule a music audition during your visit.

Step 3: Audition at your scheduled time. Be sure to bring any required materials with you. Each area has different methods and requirements for auditioning. Please view the areas below for more information.

Winds and Percussion

  1. Complete a Band Application for membership in our band program.
  2. Audition material should consist of a prepared solo and/or two contrasting études and all major scales.
  3. Additionally, you will be asked to sight-read.
  4. Complete theory diagnostic assessment.


  1. Audition material should include two songs from standard vocal repertoire, one of which may be a musical theater selection.
  2. You should also be prepared to sight-read a short excerpt similar to exercises required for all-state auditions.
  3. Bring three letters of reference (from people such as teachers) and a copy of your official transcript.
  4. Complete theory diagnostic assessment.


  1. Your audition material should include two memorized contrasting selections from standard piano repertoire.
  2. Additionally, you will be asked to sight-read.
  3. Complete theory diagnostic assessment.

Schedule Your Audition

To schedule an audition, please call 575.562.2377, or use our online audition form. The best way to audition for our music programs is by coming to our campus for a live audition during your campus visit.

Online Audition Form Audition Information


Online Audition Form


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For more Information

Department of Music
ENMU Station 16
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668)
Phone: 575.562.2377
Email: [email protected]