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Prescreening Repertoire + Live Auditions

The admissions committee has selected the following works as appropriate and acceptable for prescreening and live auditions. Students should adhere to the repertoire as much as possible. Still, we recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In some cases, repertoire substitutions may be appropriate and acceptable. Please send questions to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

 

Prescreening Resources

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for recommendations we hope will be useful as you prepare to record an audition video.


D.M.A. Exams and Interviews

Applicants to the D.M.A. degree program must audition, interview, and take pertinent exams.

Exams
Saturday–Sunday, Feb. 20–21, 2021

Applicants must take the exams at the designated time on both exam days. These exams are not offered on any other date or time and will not be rescheduled. All exams will be conducted virtually.

Interviews
Sunday–Tuesday, Feb. 28–Mar. 2, 2021

Applicants may be invited to a 30-minute virtual interview with members of the D.M.A. Examination Committee. Applicants who are invited to interview will receive details from the Admissions Office on Saturday, February 27, 2021.


Artist Diploma

Final Round Auditions
Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021

 

Brass

Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba

Prescreening recording (audio or video; piano not required)
Applicants should prepare repertoire that will show their playing to the best advantage with the most variety possible both instrumentally and musically. Repertoire should display a broad range of styles, genres, and technical abilities, with examples covering the full range of the instrument, and should include the following:

  1. Four or more varied standard orchestral excerpts
  2. Three or more varied selections from the solo repertoire. A “selection” is defined as a solo piece, étude, or individual movement of a sonata or concerto

Live audition (piano not required)
Audition and prescreening repertoire may be the same or different, as long as both programs adhere to above-mentioned guidelines.

Auditions will be held virtually, Monday–Wednesday, February 22–24, 2021

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Composition

Prescreening recording
Applicants should submit scores and recordings of two to three recent works (no more than three will be considered), preferably written for different genres or instrumentations and/or electronic media. Composers should upload PDFs of scores, as well as recordings, videos, or external links to the online application.

Interview
Applicants who advance beyond the prescreening round will be invited to a 30-minute interview with the composition faculty.

Interviews will be held virtually on Thursday, February 25, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please send any questions you might have to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Conducting

Orchestral Conducting

Prescreening recording (video required)
Applicants should submit video excerpts that best showcase their orchestral-conducting skills. While no specific repertoire is required, it should include at least two contrasting musical styles of standard orchestral repertoire. Submitted videos must have been filmed within the previous 12 months.

A minimum of three excerpts should be uploaded and contain the following:

  1. Footage of the applicant conducting an ensemble/orchestra in concert
  2. Footage of the applicant working with an ensemble/orchestra in rehearsal

Note: Each piece of footage must include the title of the piece, the date, and the name of the ensemble. In addition, for rehearsal footage, it would be helpful for the conductor to wear a lavalier microphone, to avoid poor audio quality.

The video camera should be positioned behind the orchestra and pointed at the conductor. We are most interested in rehearsal footage, although some concert footage should also be included.

Each video clip and any additional samples should be uploaded as separate video files and should total no more than 20 minutes in length. Videos featuring full orchestra are preferred, but clips of an applicant leading an ensemble of about 15 musicians is acceptable.

Live audition
Select applicants may be invited to New Haven for a series of interviews and for a live audition, depending on COVID-19-related factors. Invited applicants will be asked to conduct several selections from the standard orchestral repertoire with the Yale Philharmonia. Repertoire and the audition date will be included in the invitation letter. If necessary, details about a virtual audition will be included in the invitation, as well.

Auditions will be held February, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

 

Choral Conducting

Prescreening recording (video required)
Applicants should submit a video of at least 15 minutes that shows them conducting a large ensemble in rehearsal and in performance. Applicants who are unable to provide recent footage due to pandemic-related limitations may submit footage recorded within the past two years or new footage that shows the applicant conducting and rehearsing a small ensemble (such as a socially distanced string quartet or vocal quartet) or if no other option is available, a pianist.

Live audition
Applicants who are invited to audition will be expected to demonstrate a highly developed level of comprehensive musicianship that includes an understanding of theory, aural skills, keyboard skills, harmonic dictation, and score reading. Details about the live audition will be noted in the invitation. Auditions may take place virtually, depending on the COVID-19-related factors.

Auditions will be held Tuesday, February 23, 2021 and Friday February 26, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Guitar

For M.M., M.M.A., and Certificate applicants

Prescreening recording (audio or video):

  1. A work by J.S. Bach (prepare the larger movement – the Prelude or Prelude and Fugue), arrangements of music by Scarlatti, Francesca Caccini, Élisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre, three movements from a Silvius Leopold Weiss suite, or others
  2. A work or two shorter works by Emilia Giuliani-Guglielmi, Mauro Giuliani, Sor, Mertz, or others
  3. A work of the 20th or 21st century, such as Villa-Lobos etudes (four of the 12 etudes) or a work by Ponce, Kay, Jose, Britten, Martin, Brouwer, S. Assad, C. Assad, Tower, Leon, Flippin, Lash, Ginastera, Takemitsu, or others
  4. Applicants who are also composers are encouraged to include a work of their own, although it cannot replace requirement number 3
  5. Applicants may also consider including any of the following repertoire (not required): Renaissance music by Dowland and/or Da Milano, or arrangements of music by Granados and Albeniz

Live audition
In addition to the prescreening repertoire, applicants who are invited to a live audition must prepare a short piece that will be announced and e-mailed to applicants four to six weeks before the audition.

Note: The guitar repertoire is vast. If a piece an applicant for any program wants to include is not on the above list, the applicant is encouraged to ask if the substitute repertoire is acceptable.

Auditions will be held virtually on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please send any questions you might have to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

 

For A.D. and D.M.A. applicants

Prescreening recording (audio or video):
Applicants must submit a live recording of 75 minutes of music (the equivalent of a full recital program) plus a movement of a concerto. The recital program must include the following:

  1. A full Bach suite or partita, or the Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro; or the Chaconne from the D-minor Partita
  2. A work from either the Classical or Romantic period, such as Emilia Giuliani-Guglielmi, Mauro Giuliani, Sor, Mertz, or others
  3. A work of the 20th or 21st century, such as Villa-Lobos études (four of the 12 études) or a work by Ponce, Kay, Jose, Britten, Martin, Brouwer, S. Assad, C. Assad, Tower, Leon, Flippin, Lash, Ginastera, Takemitsu, or others
  4. The first movement of one of the following concertos (with piano or orchestra): Arnold’s Guitar Concerto, Brouwer’s Concerto de Toronto, Corigliano’s Troubadours (Variations for Guitar and Chamber Orchestra), Giuliani’s Concerto No. 1 in A major, Goss’s Guitar Concerto, Ponce’s Concierto Del Sur, Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, Sculthorpe’s Nourlangie, Takemitsu’s To the Edge of Dream, Tedesco’s Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D major, or Villa-Lobos’ Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra
  5. Applicants who are also composers are encouraged to include a work of their own, although it cannot replace requirement number 3
  6. Applicants may include, though it’s not required, music by Milan, Dowland, and Da Milano, or arrangements of works by Granados and Albéniz

Live audition
In addition to the prescreening repertoire, applicants who are invited to audition must prepare a short piece that will be announced and emailed to applicants four to six weeks before the audition.

Note: The guitar repertoire is vast. If a piece an applicant for any program wants to include is not on the above list, the applicant is encouraged to ask if the substitute repertoire is acceptable.

Auditions will be held virtually on Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please send any questions you might have to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Harp

Prescreening recording (audio or video):

  1. A work by Bach or another Baroque composer including but not limited to Scarlatti (two sonatas of contrasting style) or Handel
  2. A solo work from the standard repertoire, including but not limited to Impromptu by Fauré, Suite by Britten, Légende by Renié, works by Parish Alvars, or Rhapsodie by Grandjany
  3. A sonata from the 20th century repertoire including but not limited to works by Casella, Tournier, Tailleferre, Hindemith, or Houdy

Live audition
Audition and prescreening repertoire may be the same or different, as long as both programs adhere to
above-mentioned guidelines.

Auditions will be held virtually on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Harpsichord

Prescreening recording (audio):

  1. Any contrapuntal work by J.S. Bach
  2. Two or more French dances from either the 17th or 18th century
  3. Applicant’s choice: In addition to the above-mentioned repertoire, please choose a representative example from either the English Virginalist school, an early 17th century Italian toccata, a sonata by Domenico Scarlatti, or a piece of 20th or 21st century composition

Live audition
Vợt cá 3D Applicants will be responsible for the above-mentioned literature and, additionally, any contrasting work by a different composer. Applicants will also be assessed on their level of competence as continuo players.

Auditions will be held virtually on Monday, February 22, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Organ

Prescreening recording (audio):
Representative works from the major areas of organ literature:

  1. A major work by Bach
  2. A Romantic work
  3. A contemporary work

Live audition
Applicants are strongly encouraged, though not required, to perform different repertoire than they performed in the prescreening round. However, works should be selected from the same three categories (see above). In addition to performing prepared works, applicants will be asked to demonstrate sight-reading ability and other essential musical skills. Time will be allotted for conversation with faculty.

Auditions will be held virtually, FridaySunday, February 26–28, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please send any questions you might have to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Percussion

Prescreening recording (video required; unedited):

  1. A major work composed for either marimba or vibraphone
  2. One piece from Elliott Carter’s Eight Pieces for Four Timpani
  3. A solo piece for multiple percussion
  4. An étude for snare drum

If there’s anything in the above-mentioned list that an applicant cannot access, the applicant should contact gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu for guidance about appropriate substitutions.

Live audition:

  1. A major work composed for either marimba or vibraphone (examples of acceptable works include, but are not limited to, Minoru Miki’s Time for Marimba; Gordon Stout’s Two Mexican Dances; Steven Mackey’s See Ya Thursday; Philippe Manoury’s Le Livre des Claviers; or Franco Donatoni’s Omar)
  2. A solo piece for multiple percussion (examples of acceptable works include, but are not limited to, Iannis Xenakis’s Rebonds or Psappha; David Lang’s Anvil Chorus; or James Wood’s Rogosanti)
  3. Jacques Delecluse’s Étude No. 1
  4. Anthony Cirone’s Étude No. 32
  5. Two pieces from Elliott Carter’s Eight Pieces for Four Timpani
  6. Two- and four-mallet marimba sight-reading will be required
  7. The following orchestral excerpts: 
    1. Timpani: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9
    2. Timpani: Richard Strauss’ Burleske
    3. Timpani: Mozart’s Symphony No. 39
    4. Snare drum: Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade
    5. Xylophone: Messiaen’s Exotic Birds
    6. Glockenspiel: Debussy’s La Mer

Auditions will be held virtually, Monday-Tuesday, February 22-23, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Piano

Auditions will be held in three rounds this year: prescreening round, second round, and live, final-round auditions

Prescreening recording (audio or video; no concertos) – Due December 1:

  1. A Bach prelude and fugue or another original work by Bach (not a transcription)
  2. A sonata or variations by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, or Schubert
  3. A larger 19th century Romantic work
  4. A 20th- or 21st century composition (for a multi-movement work, provide at least two contrasting movements)

Second round – Results announced Jan. 15; update portfolio by Feb. 1

Eighty or fewer applicants will be selected by Jan. 15, 2021, to advance to the second round.

Applicants who advance to the second round will be given an opportunity to update their repertoire portfolio by Feb. 1, 2021. Updated repertoire may be the same or different, as long as both programs adhere to above-mentioned guidelines.

Current YSM students must submit an application by Dec. 1, 2020 and upload their recordings by Feb. 1, 2021.

Live, final-round audition

Sixty or fewer applicants will be selected by Feb. 15, 2021, to advance to the final round.

Final round requirements (15 min. per applicant):

1. A performance of a piece from the applicant’s newly updated (Feb. 1) repertoire portfolio, selected by the committee, 2. An additional work, which will be sent to the applicant 24 hours prior to the applicant’s audition, and 3. a brief interview. 

Auditions will be held virtually, Monday–Thursday, Feb. 22–25, 2021, and Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 for applicants to the A.D. and D.M.A. programs.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about repertoire substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Strings

Violin

Prescreening recording (video preferred, with high-quality audio, piano not required):

  1. One movement of an unaccompanied Bach sonata or partita (A.D., M.M.A., and D.M.A. applicants must provide two movements)
  2. One movement of a Romantic or 20th-century concerto
  3. Any Paganini caprice
  4. A short standalone piece of the applicant’s choice that is not a movement from a sonata or concerto
  5. One movement of a Mozart concerto 

Live audition (piano not required)
Audition and prescreening repertoire may be the same or different, as long as both programs adhere to
above-mentioned guidelines. (A.D., M.M.A. and D.M.A. applicants must play Mozart at the live audition. M.M. and Certificate applicants will not be asked to play Mozart at the live audition.)

Virtual auditions, which will include a brief interview, will be held Monday–Friday, February 22-26, 2021. All D.M.A., M.M.A., and A.D. auditions will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

 

Viola

Prescreening recording (video or audio; piano not required):
Applicants must provide at least 15 minutes of music of their choice, including three works of contrasting styles. One movement of each work is acceptable, and applicants should be sure that at least one of the pieces (the concerto or the sonata) is a Romantic work. It is not necessary to include the pieces required for the live audition.

Live audition

  1. The prelude from any Bach cello suite or the first movement of any Bach sonata or partita for solo violin, or the Chaconne
  2. Either the first movement of a Romantic viola sonata by a composer such as Brahms, Glinka, Franck, Schubert, or Vieuxtemps, or a transcription of a piece such as Brahms Op. 38 or Op. 78, the Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata, the Grieg Cello Sonata
  3. The first movement of a viola concerto by a composer such as Mozart (Clarinet Concerto, arr. for viola), Bartók, Hindemith, Walton, Martinů, Bowen, Penderecki, Schnittke (first and second movements), or Elgar (Cello Concerto, arr. L. Tertis)
  4. A short required piece—such as Fauré, Après un rêve; Glazunov, Elegy; Tchaikovsky, Valse Sentimentale—that will be announced to invited applicants four to six weeks before the audition
  5. A.D. and D.M.A. applicants must also include (in addition to the pieces above) a piece of the candidate’s choice

Applicants must be sure that at least one of the pieces (the concerto or the sonata) is a Romantic work.

Virtual auditions, which will include a brief interview, will be held Wednesday–Friday, February 24–26, 2021.

 We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

 

Cello

Prescreening recording (video required; piano not required):

  1. Prelude and another movement from Bach Suite No. 4 or No. 6
  2. The first movement from one of the following concerti: Barber, Dvořák, Haydn D major, Schumann, Tchaikovsky, or Walton
  3. Applicant’s choice: a piece (solo or with piano) written after 1970

Live audition (piano not required)
Audition and prescreening repertoire may be the same or different, as long as both programs adhere to above-mentioned guidelines.

Virtual auditions, which will include a brief interview, will be held Wednesday–Friday, February 24–26, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

 

Double Bass

Prescreening recording (video required; piano not required):

  1. A movement of a Bach cello suite (with repeats if not a prelude)
  2. Two contrasting movements from concertos, sonatas, or virtuoso pieces
  3. Two contrasting orchestral excerpts

Live audition (piano not required)
Prepare the same or different pieces as the prescreening recording (both programs should adhere to the above-mentioned guidelines), plus a short work by a contemporary composer such as Carter, Kurtág, Berio, Henze, Weinberg, or Persichetti.

Virtual auditions, which include a brief interview, will be held Wednesday–Friday, February 24–26, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Voice

Opera

Prescreening recording (video strongly preferred; video required for at least five selections)
Provide seven selections from the operatic, oratorio, and/or art-song repertoire of contrasting styles and languages. Four of these selections should be operatic arias.

Live audition (pianist not required):
Each applicant will meet with the admissions committee via Zoom for consultation lessons and interviews. Pianists will not be required for these sessions. Details about the live audition will be noted in the audition invitation letter

Audition and prescreening repertoire may be the same or different, as long as both programs adhere to above-mentioned guidelines.

Virtual auditions will be held the week of February 22.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

 

Early Music, Oratorio + Chamber Ensemble

Prescreening recording (audio or video; video required for at least one selection)
Include seven selections of contrasting styles and languages from the sacred music (oratorio, mass, cantata, sacred song, etc.), opera, and art-song repertoire. Selections can be chosen from any period, including contemporary compositions. However, at least three selections should be from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. At least one aria by J.S. Bach is required.
Applicants should choose selections that demonstrate their versatility as a performer.

Video files should be named to include the piece title and date it was recorded.

Live audition (pianist not required)
Each applicant will meet with the admissions committee via Zoom for consultation lessons and interviews. Pianists will not be required for these sessions. Details about the live audition will be noted in the audition invitation letter.

Live audition material should include five pieces of contrasting styles, languages, and periods. These selections may be the same or different works from the prescreening recording. Of the five selections, prepare at least two Baroque selections (including one aria by J.S. Bach) and a third selection written prior to 1700. All works should be chosen from the same reportorial categories as above and performed from memory. Applicants will be asked to demonstrate sight-reading ability and other essential musical skills.

Virtual auditions will be held the week of February 22.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Woodwinds

Flute

Prescreening recording (video required; pianist preferred, but not required; please prioritize your health, safety, and comfort):

  1. Dutilleux’s Sonatine for Flute and Piano (with piano)
  2. The second movement of Mozart’s Concerto in D major (with piano)
  3. On piccolo: Rossini’s Semiramide Overture (select one of the standard excerpts)
  4. A work of the applicant’s choice (complete work preferred)

Live audition (pianist preferred, but not required; please prioritize your health, safety, and comfort):

  1. Jolivet’s Chant de Linos
  2. From memory: the second movement of Mozart’s Concerto in D major
  3. The first movement of any Vivaldi C-major piccolo concerto

Virtual auditions will be held the week of February 22, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

 

Oboe

Prescreening recording (audio or video; pianist preferred, but not required; please prioritize your health, safety, and comfort):
Applicants should provide 15 to 20 minutes of music of their choice, sampled from each of the following:

  1. A major sonata
  2. A solo piece or étude
  3. A major concerto
  4. Four varied orchestral excerpts

Live audition (pianist preferred, but not required; please prioritize your health, safety, and comfort):

  1. Two movements of a major sonata
  2. Two movements of a Baroque concerto, sonata, or solo piece
  3. Two movements of a major concerto (with cadenzas where applicable)
  4. Six varied orchestral excerpts

Virtual auditions will be held the week of February 22, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

 

Clarinet

Prescreening recording (audio or video; pianist preferred, but not required; please prioritize your health, safety, and comfort):

  1. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto exposition with piano or orchestra accompaniment if possible
  2. Stravinsky: the second of the Three Pieces for solo clarinet
  3. Weber: the exposition of the first movement of Concerto No. 1 or No. 2
  4. Brahms: the exposition of a clarinet sonata of the applicant’s choice, with piano if possible
  5. A five-minute selection of the applicant’s choice – preferable a contemporary work – that demonstrates the applicant’s abilities

Live audition (pianist preferred, but not required; please prioritize your health, safety, and comfort)
Applicants may be asked to perform selections from the above-mentioned repertoire list and to demonstrate their sight-reading ability.

Virtual auditions will be held the week of February 22, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

 

Bassoon

Prescreening recording (video preferred; pianist preferred, but not required; please prioritize your health, safety, and comfort):
Applicants should provide no more than 15 minutes of their playing, excerpted from the following:

  1. A sonata or other non-concerto work for bassoon and piano
  2. A concerto
  3. Two-to-four varied orchestral excerpts

Live audition (pianist preferred, but not required; please prioritize your health, safety, and comfort):

  1. At least two movements of a major sonata or other non-concerto work for bassoon and piano
  2. At least two movements of a major concerto (with cadenzas where applicable)
  3. Six varied orchestral excerpts

Live auditions will be held virtually on Saturday, February 27, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions about substitution should be directed to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

String Quartet Fellowship

We are accepting String Quartet Fellowship applications for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Prescreening recording (video required)
Three contrasting movements by three composers from different periods. One movement must be from a work by Mozart, Haydn, or Beethoven.

Live audition

1. A complete string quartet by Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven

2. Two contrasting movements from a quartet by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Schumann, Dvořák, Debussy or Ravel

3. Two contrasting movements from a quartet by Bartók, Shostakovich, Schoenberg, Berg, or Britten; or a complete work by WebernOp. 5, Op. 9, or Op. 29

4. An additional contrasting work (or a significant portion of a larger work) of the group's choice

If a group wants to include a work that is not on the above-mentioned list, the primary contact should email gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu to ask if the substitute repertoire is acceptable for requirements 2 and/or 3.

Virtual auditions will be held the week of February 22, 2021.

We recognize the challenges and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please send any questions you might have to gradmusic.admissions@yale.edu.

Collaborative Piano Fellowship

Please note there is no Collaborative Piano Fellowship vacancy for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Prescreening recordings (video strongly preferred):

  1. with an instrumentalist, two contrasting movements of different styles from different periods
  2. one piece for solo piano

Audition repertoire
Applicants should be available for a live audition in New Haven. Specific repertoire, likely adhering to the following guidelines, will be provided with the audition invitation:

  1. one piece with a string player
  2. one piece with a wind player
  3. one piece for solo piano

Prescreening Resources

As we adjust to life online, here are some recommendations we hope will be useful as you prepare to record an audition video.

How to make a Prescreening Video

Equipment Guide for Prescreening Videos

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Frequently Asked Questions

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