Admissions and Auditions


A place for you at Southeastern

Whether you plan to major in music or develop your artistic interests and abilities while majoring in another field, the Southeastern Louisiana University Department of Music and Performing Arts has something to offer you. In addition to exposing Southeastern students to music performance and pedagogy, the Music Program prepares students to succeed in musical careers. The department offers undergraduate degrees in Music Education and Music Performance, a minor in music, and graduate degrees in Music Performance, Music Theory, Choral Conducting, and  Instrumental Conducting.

There are many reasons why students are drawn to our program. Our department provides a stimulating and rich environment for students. Students are surrounded by like-minded peers, but are not isolated from the general population of the university. The faculty is a blend of professional experience and rigorous education. Our instructors offer personalized attention in teaching and research with the goal of developing the talents and abilities of each student.

As a potential student of music at Southeastern, we encourage you to explore what we have to offer. You will find the means to refine your abilities and talents, develop your teaching skills and nurture your love of music.


Career Opportunities

The department's degree requirements and elective courses are designed to give students the best possible preparation to succeed in their post-university careers. Our graduates represent Southeastern in graduate programs around the country, in professional performing ensembles, and as educators in schools throughout the state.


Ensembles & Organizations

Students in Music are able to participate in a wide variety of ensembles including:

  • Spirit of the Southland Marching Band, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Southeastern Basketball Pep Band
  • Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combos
  • Concert Choir, Women's Chorale, University Chorus
  • Chamber Orchestra
  • Opera/Music Theatre Workshop
  • Woodwind Quintets, Flute Ensemble, Clarinet Choir, Saxophone Quartet
  • Brass Quintets, Trumpet Ensemble, Trombone Choir, Trombone Quartet, Jazz Bonez, Tuba/Euphonium Choir
  • Guitar Ensemble


Student Organizations:

Students are also able to participate in service and professional organizations that include:

  • Delta Omicron
  • Kappa Kappa Psi
  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
  • Southeastern Guitar Club
  • Southeastern Trumpet Guild


Music Department Admissions Information:



For more information, contact or the applied teacher for your respective field.