Welcome to the Department of Music and Dance Program. The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and is home to the Dance Program, which offers a minor in dance. This site highlights the many exceptional academics, faculty, performances and programs produced through the department. Your learning is an important endeavor. We look forward to working with you as you take the next steps in your education and growth.
General inquiries may be directed to the main Music office at (773) 442-5900 or email@example.com.
Whether you are interested in a major or minor in music education or performance, the music program places an emphasis on the development of your musical performance abilities. Many of Northeastern's faculty members have trained at some of the finest music schools and conservatories in the world. This level of knowledge and experience, along with your personal investment, will make your studio lessons second-to-none. Participation in musical ensembles is a requirement of all music students, as well as attendance at live performances each semester. All students seeking admission to the music program must perform a live audition.
Are you ready to explore the music program at Northeastern? Would you like to visit the campus or schedule an audition? Contact Tina Laughlin, Recruitment, Auditions, and Scholarship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (773) 442-5942.
The individually designed dance minor includes technique classes in ballet, modern, jazz and Spanish dance. The student performance group, Dance Performance Ensemble, performs choreography created by faculty, students and guest artists every semester. Other unique performance and learning opportunities are accessible through collaborative partnerships with the Ruth Page Dance Series and through the University’s in-residence dance company, Ensemble Español.
All students seeking admission to the Dance Program must demonstrate proficiency in dance through a live or video audition. Are you ready to explore the Dance Program at Northeastern? Would you like to visit the campus or schedule an audition? Contact Rachel Burton, Interim Dance Program Facilitator at email@example.com or (773) 442-5941.
Scholarship Audition Dates
Music Auditions (Held in Room FA 160, the Recital Hall)
- Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Saturday, April 1, 2023
Please visit our Music Scholarship Audition page for more detailed information on how to apply.
Dance Auditions (Held in the Dance Studio, Room FA 141)
In-person Dance scholarship auditions for the 2022-2023 academic year will take place from 4-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29 in the NEIU Fine Arts Building, Room FA 141. Registration begins at 3:30 p.m. and the audition will take place from 4-5:30 p.m. Auditionees will partake in ballet, modern, jazz and Spanish dance movement phrases. Come prepared to dance in proper attire. Please bring a headshot and resume, if available. No pre-registration required.
If you are unable to make the in-person auditions, video auditions are available on a case-by-case basis. Please reach out to Interim Dance Program Facilitator Rachel Burton at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about the details of submitting a video.
Limited scholarships for the Spring 2023 semester are still available on a case-by-case basis. Please reach out to our Interim Dance Program Coordinator Rachel Burton at email@example.com if you are interested in exploring this possibility.
Learn more about Dance Scholarship Auditions.