Audition & Program Requirements

Bachelor of Music: Voice and Opera Performance

Prescreening required; must be video recording with accompaniment. Submitted videos should be a full-length shot of the performer.

The requirement of video prescreening will be adhered to strictly.

Fall 2023 Audition Formats:

Applicants will have the option to audition on campus or live on Zoom. All auditions must be accompanied. The Bienen School will provide an accompanist for those auditioning on campus; those auditioning virtually must procure an accompanist or audition with pre-recorded accompaniment.

For Prescreening and Final Audition:

Applicants needn’t perform the same repertoire for both rounds of auditions, provided all repertoire meets the requirements below. 

Memorization is required.

Four selections, one in each:

  • Italian
  • French or German
  • English 
  • Language of your choice

Songs may be from the art song repertoire or a combination of art songs and arias from opera/oratorio. No more than two selections may be arias. Music selected should represent a variety of styles. Musical theater repertoire is not acceptable for the prescreening or live audition rounds. 

 

Other Degrees

Master of Music: Voice