CAPA to hold Virtual Open House Jan. 16


The Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts and Department of Music at Northwestern State University will hold a Virtual Open House on Saturday, Jan. 16 from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Any prospective student considering majoring in music education, performance, sacred music or music business is invited to participate in the free event by registering at

According to Interim Department Head of Music Terrie Sanders, the program begins at 9 a.m. when participants can schedule a 30-minute session or master class with a member of Northwestern State’s music faculty.

A band, orchestra and choir information will be held from 11:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. and will feature ensemble directors leading a question and answer session about auditions and scholarships.

A crash course in taking the Theory Placement Test will take place from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dr. Adam Hudlow will lead the course.

Faculty advisors will be available from 12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. to talk with prospective students about which major in the Department of Music would be right for them.

The Open House will conclude with a Music Student Showcase Concert at 1:30 p.m.