How to Apply

Application deadline is January 15, 2022.
Applicants will be notified of admission decisions in March.

Audition Dates:
 MS/US Jazz: Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Bradley Hall
• MS/US Music Theatre: Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Bradley Hall
• MS/US Classical: Saturday, February 12, 2022 at Bradley Hall

Audition Requirements:
ORCHESTRAL INSTRUMENTS AND CLASSICAL GUITAR
• Two contrasting movements or works from the standard solo, sonata or concerto repertoire.
• One major and and one harmonic minor scale up to three sharps and flats in two octaves.
CLASSICAL VOICE
• Two contrasting pieces (ex: one in English and one in a foreign language), performed from memory. Pop songs are not permitted. Art songs and musical theater repertoire is preferred. Sight reading will also be assessed at the audition.
PIANO
• Two contrasting movements of standard repertoire from memory. Concertos are not accepted.
• One major and one harmonic minor scale up to four sharps and flats, hands together in parallel motion for three octaves.
MUSIC THEATRE
• Two contrasting songs (ex: one ballad and one up-tempo) from a musical or similar material.
• No sight reading will be required.
JAZZ (VOICE AND INSTRUMENTS)
• Three pieces; two pieces must be improvised and two pieces must be from memory.
• A medium tempo jazz standard is required and at least two of the following styles need to be represented; ballad (required for vocalists), blues, be-bop, ragtime, stride, modal jazz, bossa nova, Cuban, funk or classical.
• One major and one harmonic minor scale up to three sharps and flats (four sharps and flats for pianists) and minor blues scale starting on four different tonics (instrumentalists only).
COMPOSITION
• Submit two original compositions in manuscript form with your application; one must be hand-written.

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