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The University of Tampa Department of Music

The following information constitutes a brief summary of the music program and the audition requirements and is provided by the DEN as a courtesy. Be sure to contact the school directly for further details and for all application guidelines.

The University of Tampa Department of Music provides a comprehensive NASM certified program that blends the best of innovation, conservatory rigor and liberal arts inquiry. Students studying music have the flexibility to not only become highly skilled music practitioners, but also to discover new musical interests, collaborate across disciplines and develop greater versatility as musicians. Following graduation, dedicated UT music students are poised for success in their field and are well prepared to meet the challenges of the most selective graduate programs in the nation.

The faculty members of the Department of Music are active musical performers, scholars, creators and above all, dedicated teachers who encourage the success and professional development of their students through one-on-one attention and small class sizes. With its cosmopolitan location, historical charm, diversity of programming and focus on experiential student learning, you will be amazed at the quality of mentorship and cultural opportunities that the Department of Music has to offer.

Piano & Keyboard Faculty
A listing of piano faculty can be found here.

Undergraduate Piano Audition Requirements
Students desiring to major or minor in piano must successfully audition for acceptance into the Department of Music. Audition requirements for piano majors are listed below. To be considered for a music scholarship, students must audition and be admitted to the University of Tampa by March 1.

Bachelor of Music in Performance/Bachelor of Music Education—Piano Emphasis
Choose three contrasting pieces from three of the following groups:
• A work from the Baroque period (for example, a prelude and fugue from the Well Tempered Clavier by J.S. Bach or a sonata by D. Scarlatti).
• A movement from a classical sonata or concerto (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven).
• A 19th century piece (Schubert, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Chopin, Brahms, Schumann, etc.)
• An Impressionistic piece (Debussy or Ravel) or representative 20th century piece.

Bachelor of Arts in Music—Piano Emphasis
Choose two contrasting pieces from two of the following groups:
• A work from the Baroque period (for example, a prelude and fugue from the Well Tempered Clavier by J.S. Bach or a sonata by D. Scarlatti).
• A movement from a classical sonata or concerto (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven).
• A 19th century piece (Schubert, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Chopin, Brahms, Schumann, etc.)
• An Impressionistic piece (Debussy or Ravel) or representative 20th century piece.

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Contact Information

  • Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
  • Phone: (813) 253-6212
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  • Url: http://www.ut.edu/music