Music Audition Requirements

Music Audition Requirements

Students must pass an audition in order to enroll in Applied Studies (one-on-one instruction on an instrument/voice). Please prepare the following:


  • 2 contrasting pieces (no more than 15 minutes in length)
  • 1 Major scale
  • 1 Minor scale
  • Sight reading (pianists only)


  • 3 contrasting songs/arias, must be memorized.

Audition Schedule

Auditions are held in January, May, August and December. For dates and times, please check the homepage of the Music and Art Department site under Events.


For more information, contact:

Dr. Eugenia Yau, Chairperson and Professor of Music or (212) 220-8000 ext. 7240

Dr. Robert Reed, Associate Professor of Music or (212) 220-8005 ‚Äč