Auditions

First-year incoming students and transfers:

Auditions occur the weekend before classes begin. This years auditions for the Fall, 2017 semester will be held on Sun, August 27, 2017 unless otherwise designated. Please complete the Audition Request Form below. You will receive an assigned time by email in August. Please prepare two pieces, which represent your performance abilities very well. There is no assigned repertoire list. Look at the FAQ’s! The Fall 2017 Audition Schedule will be emailed to you during the third week of August.

Students taking private lessons will be charged an additional fee of $350.00 per semester per type of lesson (e.g. a student taking piano lessons pays $350 per semester; a student taking piano and violin lessons pays $700 per semester).

Scholarship applicants (understood as intended music majors –with or without certification to teach or another major): Scholarship Auditions for the 2018 fall semester occur  January 14 and February 18[specific dates listed under Scholarships]. Please prepare two contrasting pieces (e.g. by style, by era, by technical difficulty) which represent your performance abilities very well. Interested students should contact Michael Morley mmorley@umw.edu for an audition time.

Scholarship Audition Form can be mailed or emailed. Please write to mmorley@Umw.edu or call 540-654-1012.

If you submit your scholarship audition pieces via DVD, please make sure they are postmarked by
Friday, February 9, 2018. [no cds ] We can accept youtube and Dropbox uploads.

Audition Request Form

    Checking this box indicates that you allow the music department to assist you in enrolling in the appropriate music performance area upon a successful audition.
  • Check Ensembles for which you wish to audition

  • Private Studio

  • Complete this music audition request form by the last week of July. Please contact the department office if you have questions or concerns. Auditions occurs before the first week of classes in the fall and during the first week of classes in the spring. Confirmation of this submission and your audition schedule will be emailed to your UMW email address.