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Auditions

Audition requirements vary slightly depending upon the degree an applicant is seeking. Please see your specific instrument's requirements

Regional auditions will be available to all instruments except percussion in:

  • Atlanta: December 30 from 9:30 am-6 pm at the Steinway Piano Galleries in Alpharetta, Ga.
  • Los Angeles: January 19 from 4-7 pm; and January 20 from 9 am-2 pm at the Colburn School in Los Angeles, Calif. 
On-campus auditions will take place weekends throughout February. 

Sound Recording Technology
Applicants pursuing the 
performance track in Sound Recording Technology, please refer to your specific instrument's audition requirements.

Applicants pursuing a 
non-performance track in Sound Recording Technology must submit a video audition performing two selections that demonstrate their facility and musical understanding. 

Performing Arts Management
Applicants pursuing the performance track (BM) in Performing Arts Management, please refer to your specific instrument's audition requirements.

Admission to the
non-performance track (BS) in Performing Arts Management does not require an audition, but is contingent upon an interview with the program faculty, submission of a writing sample and a satisfactory completion of a music theory diagnostic test.
  • This new degree program is anticipated to begin in Fall 2018. Those interested in this program should select the Bachelor of Music option when completing their application until this new degree offering is officially listed online.

Recorded auditions are acceptable only for students currently residing outside of the continental United States (and those pursuing the Sound Recording Technology non-performance track). Recorded auditions should be submitted to our upload page.