Future Students


The Nicholls Department of Music offers its students:

  • opportunities to learn from distinguished faculty members and visiting musicians,
  • practical experience performing in ensembles and recitals,
  • hands-on practice in elementary and secondary music classrooms and in the Music Academy, and
  • preparation for careers in music and music education.

Audition Information

All prospective music majors and minors are required to participate in an audition, which involves a performance evaluation and interview for acceptance into the program and for scholarship considerations. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have additional questions.

Fall 2018 Scholarship Audition dates and requirements

November 17, 2017

January 26, 2018

February 16, 2018

March 16, 2018 – Last day for Music Scholarship Auditions

April 27, 2018 – Admittance audition only, no scholarships awarded


Students are asked to perform two contrasting works on their principal instrument or voice.  Honor Band and Choir audition material is welcome. We encourage prospective students to contact the appropriate applied faculty member for guidance and repertoire suggestions.

Click on the related link below to download and print an audition form, then return or fax it to:

Department of Music
P.O. Box 2017
Thibodaux, LA 70310

Phone: 985.448.4600

Fax: 985.448.4674