Requirements for Vocal Arts
Vocal Arts applicants must submit a prescreen video in order to be considered for an invitation to an in-person or recorded audition.
Carefully review the specific repertoire requirements for your degree level in the dropdown menu below. Please upload your videos to your application.
Three songs are required:
Seven songs/arias* are required:
*Note: Your repertoire list must contain no more than two (2) arias. Of the seven required pieces, an aria in English, French, German or Italian can count as either your aria selection OR your art song selection in that language, but not both. Your selections should be no more than four minutes in length. Any work that exceeds four minutes may be stopped due to time constraints.
A full-length recital consisting of at least four (4) contrasting style periods, including compositions in English, French, German, and Italian. The program should contain 60 minutes of music and include no more than two operatic arias. In addition, candidates are encouraged to include pieces in their native language or other global languages as well as works by composers from historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, genders, and/or cultures.
Carefully review the specific repertoire requirements for your degree level in the dropdown menu below.
Seven songs/arias are required:
Be prepared to introduce yourself at the beginning of your audition, saying your name clearly. Also be prepared to pronounce the composer and librettist’s names correctly and know something about them and their contributions to the vocal canon.
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