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Auditions: Undergraduate - Violin

​​​​​Fall 2021 Applicants: Auditions will not be held in person this year and will instead be replaced by recorded video submissions to your application portal. ​Each piece should be recorded as a separate track. 

All violin applicants are required to submit a pre-audition screening video by December 1. 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:


You will be notified of your pre-screen results around December 20. You may submit your recorded audition once your pre-screen have been favorably reviewed​.

Pre-Screening Requirements (due December 1)

  • Exposition from First movement of a standard concerto 
  • One movement from a solo Sonata or Partita by J.S. Bach

Live Audition Requirements (due February 1)

  • Complete first movement of a standard concerto
  • One movement from a solo Sonata or Partita by J.S. Bach
  • One caprice or etude by Paganini, Wieniawski, Rode, Dont, Fiorillo, or Ernst


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