Auditions for our ministry-based ensembles, graduate assistantships, and scholarships occur yearly in the spring and fall months.
In-person auditions will occur on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Texas Baptist College on the following days:
To register, please click here: AUDITIONS APPLICATION
Students preferring a virtual audition may complete the following steps:
Students may also schedule a special appointment for an on-campus audition with the School of Church Music and Worship. Please click here to register: Auditions Application
Prospective bachelor’s and master’s students in worship studies or worship leadership should prepare two contrasting pieces representing their highest level of achievement.
Prospective bachelor’s students in performance areas should prepare two contrasting pieces representing their highest level of achievement (for voice concentrations, one of the two pieces should be in a language other than English).
Prospective master’s students in performance areas should prepare three contrasting pieces representing their highest level of achievement (for voice concentrations, two of the three pieces should be in a language other than English).
Doctor of Musical Arts candidates have enhanced requirements (please see DMA Audition Requirements for more information).
No. All prospective students who audition are automatically considered for talent scholarships and assistantships. No additional application or audition is necessary.
You may audition for more than one area but no more than two areas.
The School of Church Music and Worship will contact you if a phone interview is necessary.
Prospective students are encouraged to complete their application and video submission by December 1 for January matriculation and April 1 for August matriculation. Students may submit applications and videos after the deadlines; however, priority consideration is given to students who complete their application and video submission by the dates indicated above.
Please ensure that the video recording is of the highest quality possible. Your video recording should include:
Upload your video recording(s) to YouTube or Vimeo and email the link(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org (include your name and degree you wish to pursue in your email). YouTube videos may be Public or Unlisted but not Private.