The departments that require prescreening videos are listed below. All doctor of musical arts applicants are required to submit a prescreening. Repertoire may vary between prescreening and audition. Faculty will review prescreening videos in December and decisions will be released on or before December 20. Audio recordings for pre-screening are no longer accepted. Only composition applicants may use audio recordings for their compositions. 

See below for recording specifications and tips on how to record your video.

Department Requirements

Recordings Required
  • Cello
  • Clarinet
  • Composition
  • Double Bass
  • Flute
  • Guitar
  • Horn
  • Oboe
  • Orchestral Conducting
  • Organ
  • Piano
  • Timpani & Percussion (Graduate)
  • Trumpet
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Voice

*All doctor of musical arts and artist diploma applicants must submit prescreening videos.

Recordings Optional
  • Bassoon
  • Collaborative Piano
  • Harp
  • Harpsichord
  • Timpani & Percussion (Undergraduate)
  • Trombone & Bass Trombone
  • Tuba

*All doctor of musical arts and artist diploma applicants for the following instruments must submit prescreening videos. Please submit at least 30 minutes of audition repertoire.


Accompaniment is required for voice applicants only. You may use piano or a recorded accompaniment.