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Auditions & Repertoire

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Fall 2023 audition dates are still being finalized.

Spring 2023 Programs

The following programs do not accept spring semester applications, only fall:

  • Conducting - All Programs
  • Piano - Artist Diploma
  • String and Piano Chamber Music - All Programs
  • Technology and Applied Composition - Graduate and Postgraduate
  • Opera Studies - Artist Diploma

Prescreening Requirements

All applicants applying for a prescreened area will be required to upload prescreen recordings in the application. Applicants will be informed if they are invited to attend an audition or have been denied in prescreening.

All applicants applying for a non-prescreened area should reference the requirements on the individual page for their area of study linked below.

2023 Repertoire Requirements and Dates

To see audition repertoire requirements, please select your area of study below. Dates are subject to change. Applicants should not book travel until they have received an audition time confirmation from the Office of Admissions.

Applicants auditioning in person or visiting campus must wear a mask while in public spaces.

 

Bassoon, Contrabassoon 

TBD

Cello

*prescreening required

January 29
February 5

Clarinet, Bass Clarinet 

January 23
January 30

Collaborative Piano

TBD

Composition

*prescreening required

TBD

Conducting

*prescreening required

By appointment

Double Bass

January 23

Flute, Piccolo

January 22
January 23

Guitar (Classical)

February 5
February 26

Harp

January 23

Harpsichord

TBD

Historical Performance

January 30

Horn

TBD

Oboe, English Horn

TBD

Percussion

*prescreening required

February 6
February 27

Piano

*prescreening required

January 22
January 29
February 6
February 19
February 20
February 27

Roots, Jazz, and American Music

*prescreening required

January 29
February 5
February 26

String & Piano Chamber Music

*prescreening required

February 27

Technology and Applied Composition

*prescreening required

January 30
February 6
February 13
February 27

Trombone (Tenor and Bass)

TBD

Trumpet

February 6

Tuba

TBD

Viola

*prescreening required

January 30
February 5
February 27

Violin

*prescreening required

January 30
February 13
February 27

Violin (Concertmaster Track)

*prescreening required

February 13

Voice, Opera Studies

*prescreening required

TBD

SFCM student playing in practice room