Organ

Prescreening & Audition Procedures

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Information for prospective organ students applying to Manhattan School of Music.

Organ Prescreening Requirements

There are no prescreening requirements for Organ.

Organ Audition Requirements

Graduate (MM) & Professional Studies (PS)

  • A major work from the Baroque period, such as Bach’s Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor
  • A work from the Romantic period, such as any large work by César Franck
  • A work composed after 1930, such as Duruflé’s Toccata from Suite Op. 5

Doctoral (DMA)

A complete solo recital program representing at least three contrasting style periods, including a work composed after 1930. Playing time should total approximately 60 minutes. In the audition, the applicant may choose their first work and the faculty will choose additional works from the audition repertoire list provided by the applicant.

Questions?

917-493-4436
admissions@msmnyc.edu

 

Visit our General Audition Information page to learn about:

  • Audition dates
  • Accompanists
  • Recorded auditions
  • Admissions results