Audition Dates & Requirements

Please read this entire page as it has important information regarding audition/portfolio requirements.

AUDITION DATES

Audition dates for entrance and scholarship for Fall 2017:

January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
February 4, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

To sign up for an audition after you have applied to the University, please fill out the Audition Request Form.  You do not have to been admitted into the University to sign up for an audition.  Fall 2017 Entrance Audition Request Form

To schedule an audition for Spring 2017 admission please contact the admissions counselor at gomusic@louisville.edu.

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL APPLICANTS
All applicants must audition as an instrumentalist or vocalist, regardless of the degree (major or minor). Audition requirements vary for instruments. Please see the appropriate links below or contact the professor in your performance/degree area with questions.

Instrumental Undergraduate Audition Requirements
Instrumental Jazz Undergraduate Audition Requirements

Voice Audition Requirements

Please note there are separate requirements for jazz instruments above. The School of Music will provide piano accompaniment for vocal auditions only. Accompaniment will not be required for instrumental auditions.

ADDITIONAL AUDITION REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN DEGREES

In addition to the required instrumental/voice audition requirements listed above, music composition, music theory and music therapy instrumental applicants must also submit additional material. Please click on the links below for additional requirements.

Music Composition Requirements

Music Theory Requirements

Music Therapy Requirements

Audition Faculty Contact List

GENERAL AUDITION INFORMATION

  • Video, DVD, CD, or audio tape may be submitted in lieu of a live audition only with special permission from the faculty in your applied area.  Please contact the Admissions Counselor at gomusic@louisville.edu to make this request.
  • In order to be considered for a music scholarship, students must audition on or before the final scholarship audition date.  For more information about scholarships please visit our scholarship page: http://louisville.edu/music/apply/undergraduate/scholarships
  • It is strongly recommended that all your admissions materials be submitted prior to your audition. All materials must be submitted before the School of Music can admit a student or make a scholarship offer.
  • For students with schedule conflicts, a weekday audition may be arranged with faculty in your performance area. Please contact the Admissions Counselor at gomusic@louisville.edu to make this request.