University of South Florida

School of Music

USF College of The Arts

Fall Recruitment Day

A Day in the Life of a Music Major

Join us for a day filled with presentations, performances, class observations, open rehearsals, and more. You will have the opportunity to meet many of our faculty and current students and get a sense of what “A Day in the Life” of a USF music major is really like. Lunch is provided, and a full schedule is listed below.

Eligibility: Open to all high school juniors and seniors and transfer students

Date: Monday, October 16, 2023 

Register: Registration is now closed. For more information please contact Dr. Matthew McCutchen, Director of Bands, at


Performance – Faculty WW Quintet – Concert Hall 

Opening Meeting - USF Application Procedures and SOM Degree options – Concert Hall   

Meet with Studio Professors 

Flute - MUS339            Clarinet - MUS342           Saxophone - MUS336    Oboe - MUS338       

Bassoon - MUS334      Horn - MUS347                Trumpet - MUS341        Trombone - MUS345 

Tuba/Euph - MUS342  Percussion - MUS150     Piano - MUS353              Voice - MUS329   

Violin - MUS360            Viola - MUS359                Cello - MUS358               Double Bass - MUS361 

Jazz - MUS142 

Class Observation – 10-minute rotations 

Aural Theory - MUS207        Commercial Music - MUS214             Opera Theater - MUS119 

Conducting - MUS140           Jazztet - MUS142 

Lunch - Hot dogs, Veggie Dogs, Chips, Desserts  

Panel-Led Presentation on Audition Preparation
              -Tina DiMeglio, Andrew Karr, Christina Adams, Francesca Arnone 

Bassoon Studio Class – MUS334 

Oboe Studio Class – MUS206 

Q & A with Faculty 
               -Allyssa Jones, Matthew McCutchen, Trevor Butts, Jack Wilkins

Ensemble Observations 

Symphonic Band – MUS140                       Jazz I – MUS142                  Orchestra – Concert Hall    

Contemporary Music – MUS114                Sing-along with Professor Jones – MUS119 

Campus Tours  

Students Dismissed 


For further information please contact Dr. Matthew McCutchen at