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Collaborative Piano Auditions

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Collaborative Piano


After submitting the application, applicants for the Collaborative Piano program will be required to select a virtual performance interview time and submit unedited audiovisual recordings fulfilling the repertoire listed below. Recordings will be due three weeks before the selected virtual performance interview time. There is no prescreening requirement for collaborative piano applicants.

Applicants will be able to indicate any concerns regarding creating a recording of the repertoire with a singer in person due to COVID-19 limits when selecting their virtual performance interview time.

Repertoire for Master of Music and Professional Studies Certificate

  • A major solo work (refer to graduate piano requirements)
  • One complete instrumental sonata chosen from the following:
    • Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major
    • Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A Major
  • Four vocal pieces chosen from the following:
    • Strauss: Allerseelen
    • Barber: The Monk and His Cat
    • Brahms: Meine Liebe ist Grün
    • Schubert: Ganymed
    • Debussy: C’est l’extase
    • Puccini: Mi chiamano Mimi


Virtual Performance Interview Format

All Collaborative Piano applicants are required to attend a Virtual Performance Interview following the submission of their Final Audition Recording. The Final Audition Recording will serve as the primary audition, with the Virtual Performance Interview supplementing it for the admission committee. 

Applicants will be interviewed by Timothy Bach, Chair of Collaborative Piano, for the Virtual Performance Interview. There will be no live performance.


Virtual Performance Interview Date

February 21

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