Undergraduate Music Programs


Music Auditions

Auditions are required for all music majors at Rhode Island College. To qualify for acceptance as a music major, you must be admitted to Rhode Island College (follow the general admission procedure described on the Office of Admissions website) and successfully complete an audition. You DO NOT need to be admitted to audition, but we recommend that you have your admissions application at least completed by your audition date.

Rhode Island College offers the following undergraduate degrees in music: the B.A. in music, which can be tailored to interests in music theory, history and composition; the B.M. in music education, which culminates in a full semester of student teaching; and the B.M. in music performance, designed for students seeking intensive study in performance. To sharpen their performance skills, our students engage in individualized study, consisting of 14 private lessons per semester with some of New England's finest performers and teachers. Instruction is available in the full range of band and orchestra instruments, as well as in voice, keyboards, guitar and jazz improvisation.