Audition Information

In addition to submitting a completed application for admission to Westfield State University, all prospective music majors and minors must audition to be considered for admission to the music program.

Close, personal attention from audition to graduation

Westfield offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, with optional concentrations in Composition, Jazz Studies, Music Education, Music History, Instrumental Performance, and Vocal Performance. 

  • All-Steinway School of Distinction – one of only 200 globally
  • Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music
  • Living Learning Community – live with other art, music and theatre students in a designated are of University Hall
  • A thriving, local cultural music scene
  • Opportunities to expand into other areas of concentration, such as music management and music therapy
  • Near 100% placement rate for music education majors

Contact Us

Dr. Edward Orgill
Chair - Music Department
Dower Center 246A


We foster the development of professional musicianship as we inspire a broad-based intellectual spirit and a disposition toward lifelong learning.


To create and nurture an inclusive, innovative, and supportive musical community that engages students in a collaborative, responsive, and principled manner.