Applying to the Undergraduate Program

The application process to the School of Music includes a music application, two teacher recommendations, an audition registration, and a general Houghton College application. It is preferred that the application process be completed prior to a student’s date of audition.

Application Process

  1. General Application

    Students applying for entrance to the School of Music must also complete a general application to Houghton College.  This general application must be completed prior to the audition date.

  2. Music application

    Complete the application online

    Download and print the application (PDF)

  3. Teacher recommendations

    Please provide your references with a link to this webpage so they can complete the recommendation for you.

    Complete the recommendation online

    Download and print the recommendation (PDF)

  4. Audition Registration

    Auditions are scheduled at various points during the school year, and applications are due prior to your scheduled audition date. If you are unable to audition on any of the published dates, call the music office (585.567.9400) to arrange an alternative schedule.

    Submit your audition request online

Paper application and recommendation forms must be submitted via mail, email or fax to the Greatbatch School of Music.

Greatbatch School of Music
Houghton College
PO Box 128
Houghton, NY 14744
Phone: 800-777-2556, ext. 4000
Fax: 585-567-9517