Prospective Students

The Possibilities are Endless!

We are pleased that your search for higher education has led you to SJSU! We are committed to developing the musical and artistic potential of all our students, starting from the first day you enter the School of Music & Dance. With award-winning ensembles and professionally active faculty, we are confident that SJSU is an ideal environment for you to develop your musical skills and to prepare for a successful, lifelong career.

Please take a moment to browse through our web pages listing degree programs, active ensembles, faculty biographies, and much more, to determine which of our degree options best fits your interests. In addition, you’ll find information about applying to the School of Music & Dance, suggested audition materials, and what you need to know about being a Music Major at San José State University.  

Be a Music Major for a Day:  Fall 2016

Save the date:  October 26 & 27, 2016.  The School of Music and Dance also offers interested high school and transfer students a look at a day in the life of an SJSU Music major. For a full day, students are guided through the many classes offered in the music program, and are able to sit in on theory classes, tour the campus, and see performances by SJSU ensembles.