School of Music Tours
The School of Music is pleased to offer information sessions for prospective students and families most weekdays at 11:00 a.m. Meet at the main entrance of the James J. Whalen Center for Music (map). Each session includes information about applying, auditions, the School of Music, and a tour of the Whalen Center for Music. The session will last approximately one hour.
To sign up, please fill out our Campus Visit Request Form. There you can also register for other visit opportunities, including an Ithaca College information session and campus tour.
Traveling to Campus
We have prepared a resource that breaks down several transportation options available to individuals visiting campus. You are welcome to utilize this in your planning, and hope that it is helpful!
Traveling to Campus Guide
The Office of Admission offers many opportunities for prospective students to visit campus, including daily campus tours, personal meetings with an admission counselor, and open houses.
Office of Admission: Visit Ithaca
The School of Music is pleased to participate in each Ithaca College open house. Open houses are offered on Saturdays and select weekdays, and provide an opportunity for you to learn about our academic programs, explore our campus, and meet many of the people that make Ithaca the special place that it is.
Office of Admission: Open Houses
Prospective students may contact our faculty members to inquire about taking a private lesson. Lessons are given at the sole discretion and availability of faculty members. In most cases, a fee is charged for these lessons (ie. the Voice faculty charge $50 for a 1/2 hour consultation lesson). Please visit our faculty directory to contact our faculty directly.
School of Music Faculty Directory
Accepted students to the School of Music are invited to attend the Dean's Host program. The program takes place in March and April, and participants have the opportunity to experience first-hand what life as a music student is like.
Dean's Host Program (available in March)