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Auditions: Undergraduate - Violin

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

Violin Pre-screen and Audition Requirements

​(Substitutions may be requested)

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

  • 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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