Auditions for the Department of Music
As a prospective undergraduate music major, you may compete through audition for performance awards ranging from $4,000 to $20,000 over four years. These awards are given on the basis of musical talent and promise, regardless of financial need.
The next LIU Post Department of Music Audition Days for Fall 2016 entry are scheduled for Saturday, January 9, 2016 and Saturday, February 27, 2016.
Alternate dates by appointment. Call 516-299-2475 or contact us through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional attire is expected.
- Two pieces of contrasting styles. These could be two complete pieces or individual movements from two different works
- Major scales
Percussionists: Audition repertoire should include: 1) Advanced snare drum solo; 2) Two mallet keyboard piece (marimba, xylophone, or vibraphone); 3) Two drum timpani piece
- 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, or another foreign language
- Exploration of vocal range and aural abilities
An accompanist will be provided if you require one, or you may bring your own accompanist if you wish.