Graduate Classical Voice Audition Requirements

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

On-Campus Auditions

  • The audition should consist of at least four 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 faculty will then request to hear other selections as time permits.

Audition Guidelines

  • An accompanist will be provided for on-campus auditions. A $20 accompanist fee will be collected prior to the audition.
  • All Doctoral of Musical Arts applicants must audition on-campus
  • Recorded auditions uploaded to SlideRoom are acceptable for admission to the Masters Degree and Artist Diploma programs, but 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 Alan Johnson at ajohnson1@miami.edu
  • 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)

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.