Organ

Applicants to Organ must submit an audition recording to be evaluated by the faculty for the first round of consideration. While video recordings are preferred, audio only recordings will be accepted. The results of the first round of consideration will determine whether an applicant will advance to the second round of consideration.

Note: Recordings will not be accepted via mail or email for this program. Recordings must be submitted online through the “Fall SlideRoom portal.” Any applicant that does not submit an audition recording by the December 1 deadline may be removed from consideration.

  • UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTS– For instructions on how to access the SlideRoom portal to submit your recording click HERE
  • GRADUATE APPLICANTS– For instructions on how to access the SlideRoom portal to submit your recording click HERE

Bachelor of Music (BM)

First Round of Consideration

First-year applicants with no organ-playing experience:

  • Piano competency must be demonstrated by submitting three compositions of contrasting styles and periods.

First-year and transfer applicants with organ-playing experience:

  • One complete work by J.S. Bach
  • One romantic work
  • One composition written after 1950

Second Round of Consideration

Details regarding the second round of consideration for this program will be sent in late December via email to applicants who are advanced from the first round of consideration.  No additional repertoire will be required for the second round of consideration, but may include interactive activities such as an online performance audition and/or interview.

Master of Music (MM) and Graduate Certificate (GCRT)

First Round of Consideration

  • One work of the Renaissance or Baroque era
  • One complete major work by J.S. Bach
  • One romantic work
  • One composition written during the 20th or 21st century

Second Round of Consideration

Details regarding the second round of consideration for this program will be sent in late December via email to applicants who are advanced from the first round of consideration.  No additional repertoire will be required for the second round of consideration, but may include interactive activities such as an online performance audition and/or interview.

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

First Round of Consideration

  • One work of the Renaissance or Baroque era
  • One complete major work by J.S. Bach
  • One romantic work
  • One composition written between 1900 and 1950
  • One composition written after 1950

Second Round of Consideration

Details regarding the second round of consideration for this program will be sent in late December via email to applicants who are advanced from the first round of consideration.  No additional repertoire will be required for the second round of consideration, but may include interactive activities such as an online performance audition and/or interview.

Important note:

  • DMA applicants are required to submit a “Doctoral Introductory Video” as part of their SlideRoom Portfolio. For detailed instructions click here.