Graduate Classical Voice Audition Requirements

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Unless specified, prescreen requirements are the same as listed below. 

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  • Audition

    • The audition should consist of at least four classical selections, and at least one must be an aria.
    • The repertoire must represent four historical periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Contemporary) and four languages (English, Italian, French, and German).
    • The applicant will first perform a selection of his or her choice. The Frost School of Music faculty will then request to hear other selections as time permits.

  • Audition Guidelines

    • An accompanist will be provided for on-campus auditions.
      • A $25 accompanist fee will be collected prior to the audition.
    • All Doctoral of Musical Arts applicants must audition on-campus.
    • An on-campus audition is strongly encouraged.
    • All applicants who wish to be considered for assistantships or scholarships must audition on-campus.
    • Once your audition is scheduled, please send your audition repertoire information to Professor Robynne Redmon at
    • At the audition, the applicant should present:
      • List of repertoire prepared for the audition (five copies)
      • Current resume, including educational and performance experience
      • A representative list of previously studied repertoire
      • Photo (optional)
      • Music for the accompanist
        • Music for the pianist must be in a binder and double sided/hole punched
        • Bring hard copies of music. Digital music sent is for reference only, not for the actual audition
    • Virtual auditions are approved on a case-by-case basis. If approved, virtual auditions must be done through a computer. You may not use a phone or tablet. 

  • Auditions for Graduate Teaching Assistantships

    All students applying for Assistantships must perform an on-campus audition and must have a completed application on file by December 1.

    Applicants wishing to be considered for a Voice Teaching Assistantship must have completed a vocal pedagogy course and have prior teaching experience.