The Furman Music program is recognized as one of the highest rated and most comprehensive among national liberal arts colleges. We attract ambitious musicians from across the globe who want to study and perform with our talented faculty and dedicated students. With majors for aspiring performers, composers and educators, we provide our students with one-on-one instruction, world-class performance facilities and studies in a broad range of musical genres.

REQUEST INFORMATION: We would love to learn more about your music interest and experience! If you’d like to receive more information about Furman Music, please complete our Request for Information

VISIT: Come and see all that is happening in Furman Music! Explore your visit options to integrate your interest in Furman Music into your next campus visit. 

AUDITIONS: Audition Days are held during a student's spring semester of senior year, and are open to intended music majors and non-majors, alike. Students who intend to major in music are required to attend an audition day or submit a recorded audition during the spring semester of their senior year. Ensemble-specific auditions are held at the beginning of fall semester every year after a student has chosen to enroll at Furman.
Audition Day logistics: Marcella Frese, music office 864-294-2086,

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AID: Each year, a number of freshman applicants are selected to be Furman Music Scholarships recipients. The scholarship is renewable up to four years. Scholarship amounts and recipients are decided on the basis of students' auditions. Though priority is given to students intending to major in music, intended non-majors are also eligible for a limited number of participation scholarships. Read more about Financial Aid.

NON-MAJOR INVOLVEMENT: Non-majors are welcome in Furman Music ensembles, lessons and practice rooms. Non-majors are also welcome to attend an Audition Day in the spring semester on their senior year in high school to be considered for non-major music scholarships. 

GRADUATE SUCCESSES: Are you interested in learning about what all you could do with a Furman Music Degree? Meet some of our grads

APPLY: Submit your Admissions Application via the Common App. Then, from your personal Furman Status Checker page, register to attend an audition day.

Coady Shovlain,
Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions
Coordinator of Fine Arts Recruitment


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