Violin and Viola applicants to the Zukerman program must submit a video recording for prescreening purposes in order to receive an invitation to a live audition in New York City. The recording must include all of the repertoire as listed below. Prescreening recordings must be uploaded via www.musiccas.com. It is not required that the format be a professional or studio recording, but the quality must be as good as possible. Please find information on how to upload prescreening materials here.
All applicants who pass the prescreening round will then be required to prepare and play the repertoire below for the audition. Ms. Kopec will be present at the auditions in New York City, which will serve as the preliminary review for the Zukerman Program.
Classical violin requirements for the audition >
Cassical viola requirements for the audition >
Applicants who are successful at the preliminary audition will then be invited by the Office of Admissions to submit a digital upload to www.musiccas.com or a DVD of the Zukerman Program requirements listed below for review by Mr. Zukerman.
Please note: Violin and Viola applicants who are not chosen for the Zukerman Program will be considered for the classical program.
Applicants for the Doctor of Musical Arts degree or Professional Studies Certificate must prepare a full-length recital of works from contrasting style periods.
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