2017 PROGRAM AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS & DEADLINES 

APPLICATION FEE
$75 (non-refundable)
Application deadlines are through midnight Pacific Time

AGE REQUIREMENTS FOR ENROLLMENT
Minimum age is 18
Maximum age is 34 (27 for string players)

ALUMNI
All alumni are welcome to re-apply. Enrollment is limited to a maximum of three summers for all studios.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Strings, Winds, Brass, Percussion

  • The live audition deadline has passed
  • Video Upload Audition applications deadline has passed

Solo Piano, Harp

  • Video Upload Audition applications deadline has passed

Voice

  • This deadline has passed

Vocal Piano, Collaborative Piano

  • This deadline has passed

Audition Results for the Instrumental and Solo Piano Programs will be distributed in early March.


AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

STRINGS, WINDS, BRASS & PERCUSSION

  • Live Audition OR Video Upload Audition
     *equal consideration granted to both audition methods
  • Live Audition applicants: indicate preferred audition city/date within application. Live auditions are granted in the order that applications are received. Some audition dates may fill prior to the application deadline, so early applications are encouraged. Review audition schedule prior to submitting an application to verify if your preferred date is still available. Live audition appointments will be communicated by email following the application deadline. Live auditions are filmed by Academy administration for later review by Academy faculty/adjudicators. Faculty are present on select dates to observe live auditions.
  • Video Upload Audition applicants: upload one continuous, unedited audition video within the online application (upload one video, not separate tracks; do not stop the camera between repertoire selections). Videos must be unaccompanied. Video file must have been recorded within the past year and may not be the same file submitted during a previous Music Academy application season. For best video upload speed, we recomend the following internet browsers: Chrome, Safari and Firefox (the most updated versions of each). For help creating your audition video, watch the following tutorial: Recording Tutorial Video
  • See repertoire requirements within the studio list below. Failure to comply with audition repertoire requirements may disqualify your application.


SOLO PIANO & HARP

  • Video Audition Uploads ONLY (no live auditions). For help creating your audition video, watch the following tutorial: Recording Tutorial Video
  • Videos may be uploaded to the online application as separate tracks for each repertoire selection.
  • Video file must have been recorded within the past year and may not be the same file submitted during a previous Music Academy application season.
  • See repertoire requirements within the studio list below. Failure to comply with audition repertoire requirements may disqualify your application.

 


LIVE AUDITION SCHEDULE
 

CLICK HERE to download the 2017 live audition schedule of cities, dates, and venues in each studio.

 


REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS BY STUDIO


Admissions Department / 805-695-7923 / admissions@musicacademy.org