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

Please check back soon for updated dates.

If you participated in the USA Schools of Music Asia Audition Tour, please visit our International Applicants page to make sure that you have met all the requirements.

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