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Audition Requirements

Note: the following information is for the full Academy. There are no audition requirements for the Half-Day Program.


Audition requirements are the same for violin, viola, and cello:

Video recordings of two contrasting solo works no more than 20 minutes in total length (examples: first movement of a standard concerto and a movement of unaccompanied Bach; two short pieces – one lyrical and one virtuosic). Please choose works/recordings that are representative of your current level of playing. Piano accompaniment is encouraged but not required. Videos will be uploaded within the online application. Please email audition and repertoire questions to:

Additional Materials

The online application will direct you to upload a list of all chamber music repertoire (individual movements if applicable) you have performed and/or studied.

The online application will direct you to request one letter of recommendation, preferably from your current private teacher.