Department of Music and Theatre

Recording Arts Supplemental Application

How to apply for Recording Arts for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Supplemental to the university application process admission to the Recording Arts Option is impacted

competitive and based on scores received in the criteria. Before applying make sure you have completed (or in the process of completing) the following supplemental criteria.

Prerequisite Courses

CSU Chico students and transfer applicants must earn a minimum grade of C (or better) in prerequisite courses.

  • MUSC 101 – Theory I
  • MUSC 102 – Theory II
  • MUSC 109 – Introduction to Music Technology
  • Transfer students may be required to complete a proficiency exam before acceptance

Video interview

  • You have 5 minutes to tell us a little about yourself, why you would like to be a part of the Recording Arts Option, and how the major might serve your future career choice in the audio industry
  • Your 5 minute video needs to be posted to YouTube or Vimeo
  • Your link may be un-listed but should not be private

An overall college GPA of 2.50 (or better) is required

Extra points

  • Extra points can be gained based on musical ability
  • Jury evaluations may be done with the appropriate faculty member(s):
    • Voice: Dr. Scholz
    • Piano: Dr. Shkoda
    • Guitar: Prof. Roye
    • Low Brass: Dr. Roby
    • Trumpet: Prof. Rocky Winslow
    • Clarinet: Prof. Heimlich
    • Flute: Prof. Ronen
    • Percussion: Prof. Kinkle
    • Strings: Dr. Roby
    • Saxophone: Greg D'Augelli
  • Jury forms are available in the MUTA department office - PAC 106

How are applicants selected and notified?

  • Applicants will be selected on the basis of academic performance in prerequisite courses, GPA, jury points, and video interview.
  • Applicants will be notified via e-mail approximately 3-4 weeks after the application period is closed.

Application Procedure

  • Submit a video interview to YouTube or Vimeo
    • Be sure you have uploaded your video before submitting your application
  • Complete the Recording Arts Application(opens in new window)
  • Online applications are due by 5:00pm - April 1st 
    • Please do not solicit the office or advisors on the status of your application. You will be informed via email as to whether or not you have been accepted into the program.
  • Jury form for performance evaluations must be submitted to the MUTA department office by April 1st - 5:00pm

Learn more about the Option in Recording Arts

Recording Arts Supplemental Application
Applications open MARCH 1st, 2019

The Recording Arts supplemental application for 2019-2010 year will open MARCH 1st, 2019. Questions? Email us!