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) & Professional Performance Diploma (PPD)

  • 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.