Thara Memory, music alum, led his American Music Program to win the Essentially Ellington competition at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City in May 2015.
AUDITION DATES FOR FALL 2015 ENTRANCE
For campus auditions
Audition: Friday, May 22nd from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Applicants must have a completed application on file with the Admissions Office by May 12, 2015.
For distance auditions
Recorded auditions may be submitted to the Music Office--via YouTube link--by Friday, May 15, 2015. Applicants must have a completed application on file with the Admissions Office by May 12, 2015.
When will I be notified of my audition time?
The Department of Music reviews applications the week after the application deadline, and then schedules auditions with qualified candidates. If you are selected, you'll be asked to audition at a specific time on the published audition date. Performance auditions are scheduled by performance area. Interviews are scheduled around the performance audition. Please set aside the whole day in order to participate in the entire process. Those not invited to audition will be notified.
What should I expect at the audition?
Download audition guideline information including what to expect at the audition, repertoire guides and information about interviews and other assessments.
Am I accepted?
The music faculty will make admissions recommendations after the auditions and assessments/interviews. The department will inform the Office of Admissions of these recommendations, and will inform candidates by mail. Applicants must meet all university requirements before we offer an official acceptance. Students who submit recordings will only be granted a provisional acceptance until other assessments and interviews are completed.