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As a prospective undergraduate music major, you may compete through audition for performance awards ranging from $3,200 to $18,000 over four years. These awards are given on the basis of musical talent and promise, regardless of financial need.

Audition Dates for Fall 2015 entry will be announced soon.
Professional attire is expected
For Instrumentalists
  • Two pieces of contrasting styles. Should be one movement from two different works
  • Major scales
  • Sight-reading

Percussionists: Audition repertoire should include: 1) advanced snare drum solo; 2) 2 mallet keyboard piece (marimba, xylophone, or vibraphone); 3) 2 drum timpani piece

For Vocalists
  • Two pieces of contrasting styles. One selection must
    be in a language other than English. The other classical
    selection may be in English if desired.
  • Exploration of vocal range and aural abilities
Along with the performance audition, evaluations in pitch perception, sight-singing, and music theory are required to be taken the same day as the audition
An accompanist will be provided if you require one, or you may bring your own accompanist if you wish

For more information or to schedule an audition, please call (516) 299-2475 or e-mail


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