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.
Audition Dates for 2016-2017 entry will be announced soon.
Alternate dates by appointment. Call 516-299-2475 or contact us through e-mail at email@example.com.
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.