Shadow a Music Major Day

Will be held in mid-November 2023

High school students who are interested in learning more about majoring in music are invited to participate in the Utah State University Music Department Shadow A Music Major Day. Students are invited to visit campus over the event's two-day period to observe classes, rehearsals, and private lessons, and hear from a panel of students and faculty about life as a music major at Utah State. Lunch will also be provided.

This will be a great event for students who are planning to major in music and for those who are considering a music major and would like to learn more about the experience of a music student. Classes and rehearsals will be of interest to students who are considering majors in Music Performance, Music Education, and Music Therapy. Below is a partial list of classes and rehearsals that students will be able to visit:

  • Music Theory
  • Aural Skills
  • Music History
  • Jazz History
  • Chamber Singers
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Wind Orchestra
  • Jazz Orchestra
  • Opera Theatre Production
  • Guitar Fingerboard Theory
  • Studio Classes

Students can choose to attend any classes or rehearsals that are of interest to them. There are also several concerts taking place throughout the week that students are encouraged to attend.

Pre-registration is required for the event and will open once the dates are determined for the year.

Applying & Scholarships

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