Undergraduate Music Majors


Important announcements and information sent from the Department of Music by email via the CWRU Music: Message Board (requires CWRU Gmail)

Awards & Recognition

We want to celebrate your achievements and milestones with you! Tell us about your recent accomplishments so we can share them in our News & Events and through social media. 

This page contains resources for current undergraduate music majors. 

First-Year Students

Advising and Academic Requirements

Ensembles and Lessons

Music Capstone

Recital Class


Online Forms

Printable Forms

Jury Exams

Fall 2023 Jury Exam Dates:

  • Monday, December 11, 2023

Spring 2024 Jury Exam Dates:

  • Tuesday, April 30, 2024
  • Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Plan ahead for your Jury Exam:

  1. Schedule: Find your assigned time on the Undergraduate Jury Exam Schedule.
  2. Accompanist: Make sure to submit your Accompanist Request Form and music in advance! 
  3. Repertoire: Complete this form by November 20 (Fall) or April 15 (Spring).
  4. Ronis Recital Applicants: Submit the Joan Terr Ronis Memorial Recital Application by April 1 (Spring only).

Important Jury Day Reminders:

  • Arrive early and check in with the staff member on site.
  • Juries will not exceed 15 minutes in duration. 
  • The Denison Classroom, Harkness Classroom, and all practice rooms are held during jury days for students to warm up.
  • There will be a microphone and speaker available for the popular voice juries. We strongly encourage popular voice students to learn how to operate the sound equipment in Harkness Chapel. Contact Ken Wendt to schedule a tutorial.
  • Scores and comments will be submitted by CWRU faculty and studio instructors on a Qualtrics Survey (digital form). 
  • Ronis Recital applicants (Spring only) are video recorded and reviewed by a selection committee.

Concerto Competition and Ronis Recital

Facilities and Operations

Technology and Communication

Library Resources

Music Undergraduate Student Involvement Committee (M.U.S.I.C.)

Student Leadership

  • President: Emma Bentley 
  • Vice President: Wesley Miller 
  • Treasurer: Angela Tsang
  • Secretary: Nicholas Taylor
  • PR Chair: Sophia Saavedra 
  • Tech Chair: Lilyanne Dorilas 

Email: musicofficers@case.edu

Student Employment

The Department of Music is committed to promoting student employment opportunities that can provide valuable work/education experience. Mutually, the department benefits and grows with the vast talents, insight, and enthusiasm students bring to these roles. 

We are currently accepting applications for the 2023/24 academic year. To learn more and apply, visit the Student Staff page.

Public Safety

The Case Western Reserve University Division of Public Safety is dedicated to providing quality service, safety, and a positive educational experience for the campus community.

Contact CWRU Police

  • Emergency: 216.368.3333
  • Non-emergency: 216.368.3300
  • Tip Line: 216.368.3331
  • Non-Emergency Questions: publicsafety@case.edu

Safe Ride Program: These vehicles operate between 6:00 PM and 3:00 AM and can be requested via a free app (visit saferide.case.edu; call 216.368.3000, or download "CWRU Spartan Ride" from the iPhone App Store or Google Play). 

Walking Escorts: Request a walking or vehicle escort 24/7 (any time day or night) by calling 216.368.3300. 

Spartan Safe: (formally Rave Guardian) This safety app offers easy access to critical resources that you need the most. The free app—created through Rave Mobile Safety, which the university already uses to send emergency alerts via platforms such as email and text—provides a number of safety tools designed to keep you safe. Download Spartan Safe from the iPhone App Store or Google Play.