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Auditions: Undergraduate - Clarinet

​​​We encourage all applicants, if at all possible, to audition in-person.  
  • Live audition dates are scheduled during the weekends in February. Review list of audition dates by instrument here.
  • ​Recorded video auditions are available by request and must be submitted by February 1 to your Blue Demon Domain (for undergraduates) or your application portal (for graduates/post-masters), in the “edit portfolio" section. To enable the recorded audition submission, contact ​ 

All clarinet applicants are required to submit a pre-audition screening video by January 5.  Audio files will not be accepted.

First you must apply to the DePaul School of Music. After you submit your online application, you may upload your pre-audition video at the following website: DePaul Pre-Audition Recording Upload 

All videos received after January 5 will only be considered based on the availability of audition times.​

You will be notified of your pre-screen results approximately two weeks after submission. You may schedule your live audition once your pre-screen has been favorably reviewed​.​​

Pre-screening Requirements - due by January 5.​

  • One movement of a solo work from the standard repertoire
  • Two orchestral excerpts of the applicant's choice
Each piece should be recorded in a single take and uploaded as an individual file. Recordings of individual tracks edited together from multiple takes are not appropriate. Files must be video files, audio files will not be accepted.

​ Live Audition Requirements

  • One movement of a solo work from the standard repertoire

  • Two contrasting etudes of the applicant’s choice

  • Two orchestral excerpts of the applicant's choice ​

Recorded Interview Questions (only applicable to those who select a recorded submission to audition)

​Please upload a video that is no longer than 2-3 minutes and responds to the below questions:

  • ​​What is your musical background?
  • Why are you applying to DePaul?​​