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Vocal Jazz 1 performing on concert hall stage.

The Basics

  • You're not a music student yet (haven't auditioned/been accepted), click here
  • You've been accepted, but not completed the theory prerequisite exam click here.
  • You've been accepted and have taken the theory prerequisite exam, read on!

Start of Classes 

The first day of class for Fall quarter is September 21. 

Ensemble Auditions
Registration for ensembles is limited to those students who have auditioned. For those of you who are interested in auditioning for Bands, Orchestra, Jazz Bands, or Vocal Jazz, please go the Audition Information Page.

Attendance at student convocation hour is required of all music students. The first convocation will be on September 26, at 7:00 PM. Attendance at the first convo is EXTREMELY important, as much will be explained about our department to all students at that time. 

Visit the convo schedule page for all the dates. Please be sure to read, and know, the Convo and Recital Polices in the Undergraduate HandbookThis is a MUST!


Student Handbooks - a MUST READ! 
The Music student handbooks are available online and are FULL of all of the information you need before embarking on your musical education journey here at Central. Be sure to read the Undergraduate Handbook before classes begin.

If you are involved in the Jazz program you should also download and read the BA Jazz Handbook PDF.

Graduate students should read the Graduate Handbook.


Locker and Instrument Checkouts
Instrument lockers within the McIntyre Music building are available for students. Students needing lockers and/or instruments must do so with Allen Larsen, Music Department Hall Manager, in his office, room 146.

A minimal fee for locker use will be charged to your student account. You are responsible to know and understand the Locker Check Out / Return Polices so please be sure to review them.


Any other questions? Contact Sara Carroll, our Academic Advisor.