Check Us Out
Your on-campus experience includes:
- An interview with a faculty member
- Aural skills and written theory evaluation
- Music department facilities tour
- A performance evaluation
To schedule your visit & evaluation
Complete this information form (Upon receiving this form, you will be contacted by the Music Department.)
Send in the following materials
- One letter of recommendation from someone familiar with your musical abilities
Vocalists - A high-quality copy of your audition music for our accompanist
(Department of Music, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY 13820 OR Fax: 607.431.4813.)
Prepare your music
Instrumentalists and vocalists should choose at least three musical works from different stylistic periods. (Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, 19th century, or 20th century).
For vocalists, at least one work should be in a language other than English.
Your day on campus
Please arrive one hour prior to your scheduled visit to allow time for warm-up, meeting with your accompanist, and to get comfortable.
Please allow two hours for your visit.
Full campus tours are available upon request.. The Office of Admissions holds numerous days on campus and open houses. Be sure to check them out!
The Department of Music application process is separate from the Hartwick College general admissions application.
Scholarships and Incentives
Competitive scholarships are available for entering students majoring in Music and Music Education who possess strong performance and musicianship skills. Need-based scholarships in the amount of $500 to $5,000 awarded in the first year are renewable during your tenure as a Hartwick music major. These scholarships are determined by the Financial Aid Office based on the Department of Music's recommendation following your audition and interview. Scholarship applicants must also be successfully admitted to the College.
There are numerous scholarships for matriculated music students.