Admissions

General Audition Information

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The path to an audition at MSM can vary among applicants, while some dates and deadlines are shared by all. Learn about your audition process here.

Audition Dates

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Instrument Audition Dates
Classical Bass Trombone Thursday, March 7th
Classical Bassoon Sunday, March 3rd
Classical Cello Tuesday, March 5th - Thursday, March 7th
Classical Clarinet Tuesday, March 5th - Wednesday, March 6th
Classical Composition Exam: Monday, March 4th Audition: Tuesday, March 5th – Thursday, March 7th
Classical Double Bass Monday, March 4th
Classical Flute Wednesday, February 27th - Thursday, February 28th
Classical Guitar Sunday, March 3rd
Classical Harp Wednesday, March 6th
Classical Horn Sunday, March 3rd - Monday, March 4th
Classical Oboe Monday, March 4th
Classical Percussion TBD
Classical Saxophone Monday, March 4th
Classical Tenor Trombone Tuesday, March 5th and Thursday, March 7th
Classical Trumpet Monday, March 4th and Thursday, March 7th
Classical Tuba Thursday, March 7th
Classical Viola Thursday, March 7th - Friday, March 8th
Classical Violin Monday, March 4th - Thursday, March 7th
Classical Voice Friday, March 1 - Friday, March 8th (excluding Saturday)
Collaborative Piano Sunday, March 3rd - Tuesday, March 5th
Contemporary Performance Program Sunday, March 3rd - Monday, 4th
Jazz Arts DMA Tuesday, March 5th
Jazz Composition Monday, March 4th
Jazz Double Bass TBD
Jazz Flute TBD
Jazz Guitar Thursday, March 7th
Jazz Percussion Monday, March 4th
Jazz Piano Sunday, March 3rd
Jazz Saxophone TBD
Jazz Trombone TBD
Jazz Trumpet TBD
Jazz Vibraphone Wednesday, March 6th
Jazz Violin TBD
Jazz Voice TBD
Musical Theatre Sunday, March 3rd - Tuesday, March 5th
Orchestral Bass Trombone Thursday, March 7th
Orchestral Bassoon Sunday, March 3rd
Orchestral Cello Wednesday, March 6th
Orchestral Clarinet Wednesday, March 6th
Orchestral Double Bass TBD
Orchestral Flute Thursday, February 28th
Orchestral Harp Wednesday, March 6th
Orchestral Horn Sunday, March 3rd - Monday, March 4th
Orchestral Oboe Monday, March 4th
Orchestral Percussion TBD
Orchestral Tenor Trombone Tuesday, March 5th and Thursday, March 7th
Orchestral Trumpet Monday, March 4th and Thursday, March 7th
Orchestral Tuba Thursday, March 7th
Orchestral Viola TBD
Orchestral Violin TBD
Organ TBD
Piano Friday, March 1 - Friday, March 8th (excluding Saturday)

Accommodations

You can find information about accommodations (hotels, practice space, parking) here.

Audition & Prescreening Requirements By Department

Follow these links to find out what’s required for your program and major:

Piano

Voice
Classical, Opera Studies

Musical Theatre

Orchestral Performance
Bassoon, Cello, Clarinet, Double Bass, Flute, French Horn, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Viola, Violin

Jazz Arts
Composition*, Bass (Acoustic, Electric), Drumset, Guitar, Piano, Saxophone (Alto, Baritone, Tenor), Trumpet, Trombone (Tenor, Bass), Vibraphone, Voice*, Violin/ Viola

Brass
Horn, Trumpet, Trombone (Tenor, Bass), Tuba

Composition

Collaborative Piano*
Instrumental, Vocal

Conducting*
Choral, Orchestral

Contemporary Performance
Cello, Clarinet, Double Bass, Flute, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Viola, Violin, Voice

Guitar

Organ*

Percussion

Strings
Cello, Double Bass, Harp, Viola, Violin, Pinchas Zukerman Performance Program

Woodwinds
Bassoon, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Saxophone

*Graduate studies only