DePaul University School of Music > Admission & Aid > Auditions


Audition requirements vary slightly depending upon the degree an applicant is seeking. All undergraduate applicants must audition, regardless of intended major. 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 a performance track, please refer to your specific instrument's audition requirements.

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​.

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