Auditioning for CIM
Audition days at CIM, whether they are held virtually or in person, are a window into what it's like to be a student at the Institute and in University Circle, Northeast Ohio's cultural hub and home to world-renowned museums, the prestigious Severance Hall, eclectic restaurants, stunning parks, and more.
Auditions will be conducted virtually for fall 2022. Auditions consist of recorded audition repertoire and a virtual meet-up with department faculty. Learn more about the required repertoire for fall auditions.
Dates for Fall 2022 Entrance
- September 1, 2021 | Application opens
- December 1, 2021 | Application & prescreening video deadline
- February 1, 2022 | Virtual audition video deadline*
- February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2022 | Live, virtual auditions
- Late March, 2022 | Admittance decisions & scholarship awards announced
- April 15, 2022 | Graduate decision deadline
- May 1, 2022 | Undergraduate decision deadline
Certain areas will audition live on campus. The Admissions Office and faculty continue to pay close attention to COVID-19 pandemic developments and are prepared to switch to virtual auditions to best protect the community. The following in person auditions will be subject to the current COVID safety measures:
- February 27 | Collaborative piano
- February 28 | Orchestral Career Fellowship
- March 1 | Orchestral conducting
- March 2 | All artist diploma applicants