Audition & Program Requirements
Doctor of Musical Arts: 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.
The applicant must submit their prescreening online via their application, and it must contain 45 to 60 minutes of music representing different styles and historical periods. If reviewed favorably, the applicant will be invited to a final audition round.
For Final Audition:
If invited to the final audition round, the applicant will perform for and interview with a music faculty jury. Candidates are expected to prepare 30 minutes of music appropriate for the doctoral level. Selections should represent various styles and historical periods from the standard repertoire. The audition will last approximately 15 minutes. The applicant should perform selections used in the prescreening, but can also bring additional repertoire. Candidates will be required to submit their audition repertoire in advance. All DMA voice auditions require accompaniment.