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Audition & Admission

Thank you for your interest in our department and programs. Below you will find information regarding admission to FSU as well as to the Music department.

FSU Admissions


University Admissions

You will work with the Admissions Office to be officially admitted to Frostburg State University.

You may find the Financial Aid web site useful as well.

Music Program Admissions

Music Program Admission

In addition to being officially accepted by the University, there are two additional steps you must complete to be accepted as a Music Major by the Music Department at FSU:

For information about auditions & a placement exam

See details below.


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Entering freshmen and transfer students  are required to pass an audition in their chosen performing area before being accepted as majors to the Department of Music.

Need an accompanist?  Should it prove impossible for a student  to attend the audition with his/her own accompanist, that student   is advised to contact Music Department Chair Dr. Mark Gallagher (contact information below), who will make appropriate  arrangements with the staff accompanist.



You must auditon on Thursday, March 6th, 2014 (snow date March 13th, 2014) to be considered for any music scholarships.

Please contact us with questions.

Placement exam
A brief Music Theory placement exam will be administered prior to the audition.

Conditional Status
Based on proficiency, students may be granted conditional status while pursuing their music major curriculum and may be given full music major standing at a later date.

To receive further information regarding audition requirements, to request an application, or to arrange an audition, please contact:

Dr. Mark Gallagher
Chair, Department of Music
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, Maryland 21532

Telephone: 301/687-4381
Fax: 301/687-4784