Graduate Audition

Graduate Audition Information

Audition Dates Important Audition Information

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Audition Dates and Procedures

Fall 2021 Enrollment

Please note: Live auditions will now be offered virtually. Prospective students will be able to meet with and play for faculty from their performance area on a specific day, at a specific time to simulate an in-person experience. 

  • Recorded Virtual Auditions accepted during the fall 2020 semester.
  • Live Virtual Audition Dates:
    •  Jan. 30^: Application closes Wednesday, January 20, 11:59 p.m. EDT (US)
    •  Feb. 15^: Application closes Friday, February 5, 11:59 p.m. EDT (US)
    • Mar. 13: Application closes Wednesday, March 3, 11:59 p.m. EDT (US)
    • Apr. 3: Application closes Wednesday, March 24, 11:59 p.m. EDT (US)
  • If none of the dates above work, a special audition date can be arranged. 
  • Percussionists: Prospective percussion students will only be able to submit Recorded Virtual Auditions. Requests Live Virtual Auditions will not be accepted. 

^Prospective graduate students auditioning on this date will receive priority graduate assistantship consideration.

Graduate Audition Information

Who needs to audition? 

  • Master's degree applicants in M.M. Performance and M.M. Conducting applicants must audition in their major performing medium before being recommended for admission to the Glauser School of Music.
    • Special instructions for conducting applicants: Conducting applicants should submit a preliminary video recording directly to the professor in their area of specialization as outlined in the audition requirements of each specific area (Band, Orchestral, Choral). If necessary, a live audition will be scheduled at a later date through the appropriate conductor.
  • While it is not required for admission, students planning to study applied music while in any non-performance graduate music program must also audition. 

Graduate Assistantship Consideration

For priority consideration, complete all components of your application, including audition and/or interview, by March 1

Schedule Your Audition

1. Click here to sign up for an audition.

2. Audition Options

  • Recorded Virtual Audition 
    • Select "I wish to submit a recorded audition."
    • Follow the instructions for completing your recorded audition, making sure to follow the repertoire requirements for your performance medium (voice/instrument). 
  • Live Virtual Audition
    • Select from the dates listed.
    • -OR-
    • Select "I am unable to attend a date listed above but wish to do an in-person audition. I will contact the School to set-up a separate date."

QUESTIONS OR More Information?

For program, curriculum and assistantship information, contact:
Andrew Shahriari
Graduate Studies Coordinator | 330-672-2172

For auditions, contact:
Abbey Davis
Recruitment Coordinator | 330-672-2172

Audition Requirements

Solo Piano and Collaborative Piano
Strings and String Quartet
Winds and Saxophone