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:
- French or German
- 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.