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Audition Requirements

Auditions for Entrance to Fall 2014

For Admission and Music Scholarship Consideration*

  • Saturday, November 9, 2013 (spring applicants must audition on this date)
  • Saturday, January 11, 2014
  • Saturday, January 25, 2014
  • Saturday, February 8, 2014

*Only applicants who audition for a major in the School of Music are considered for music scholarships.  School of Music scholarships are awarded in early March each year.

For Admission Only for Fall 2014

  • Saturday, March 22, 2014**

** Musical Theatre auditions are not held on this date.  Musical Theatre applicants must submit a recorded audition if they are auditioning after the February audition.

Audition Preparation

Prepare and bring with you to the audition the following:
  • Solo repertory list (solo music studied with a private teacher)
  • List of Student Music Activities
  • Any materials noted in your principal performing area audition requirements


Prepare to take the Basic Musicianship Test by reviewing the following: 
  • Listening to a short melody and matching the pitches
  • Listening to a rhythm and clapping the same rhythm
  • Looking at musical notation on a staff and clapping the rhythm
  • Looking at the key signature and identifying the key
  • Looking at and naming musical notes on a staff
  • Looking at and singing musical notes on a staff


Audition Requirements by Instrument/Major