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Audition Dates & Application Deadlines

Scheduling the Audition/Interview

All auditions and/or interviews are scheduled by completing the Hartt Supplemental Application or through Accepted. Hartt Admissions cannot schedule auditions/interviews by phone. Applicants will select their preferred audition/interview date and will receive an Audition/Interview Confirmation letter via e-mail confirming the audition date and schedule.


Who needs to Audition/Interview

Applicants to all degree programs will audition and/or interview on Hartt's scheduled audition/interview dates.  Please review the tables below to find out if you will audition, interview, or both.  Only graduate level conducting, music education, artist diploma, and doctoral applicants will need to submit preliminary recordings.

Undergraduate Applicants

Audition Only* Interview Only Audition & Interview
BSE Acoustics
Instrumental Performance
Jazz Studies
Bachelor of Arts (No Lessons)
Performing Arts Management
Actor Training
Bachelor of Arts (with lessons)
Composition
Dance
Music Education (all disciplines)
Music History
Music Management
Music Production & Technology
Music Theatre   
Music Theory
Vocal Performance
*In some cases, an informal "interview" takes place during the alotted audition time to allow faculty an opportunity to get to know the applicant.

Graduate Applicants

Audition Only Interview Only Audition & Interview
Instrumental Performance
Collaborative Piano
Piano Performance with Pedagogy emphasis
Composition
Music Education: Kodály, Pedagogy, Research, or Technology emphases
Music History: Scholarship & Research emphasis
Music Theory
Conducting*
Instrumental Performance with Suzuki Pedagogy emphasis
Music Education: Conducting emphasis*
Music History: Performance Practices emphasis
Vocal Performance

*All instrumental conducting auditions with Hartt ensembles take place on February 12, 2016. Upon favorable review of the preliminary conducting video, applicants will be scheduled for the in-person conducting audition/interview on this date.

Scheduling an Audition/Interview

Please note: the deadline for recorded auditions and telephone interviews is March 7.


Undergraduate On-Campus Audition/Interview Dates & Application Deadlines

Audition Type To Audition On: Apply By:
Early Notification Undergraduate Majors December 12, 2015 November 2, 2015
All Undergraduate Majors January 23, 2016 December 21, 2015
All Undergraduate Majors January 24, 2016 December 21, 2015
All Undergraduate Majors February 12, 2016 January 11, 2016
All Undergraduate Majors February 13, 2016 January 11, 2016

Graduate On-Campus Audition/Interview Dates & Application Deadlines

Audition Type To Audition On: Apply By:
All Graduate Majors1 December 12, 2015 November 2, 2015
All Graduate Majors
January 23, 2016 December 21, 2015*
All Graduate Majors
January 24, 2016 December 21, 2015*
All Graduate Majors2 February 12, 2016 January 11, 2016*
All Graduate Majors February 13, 2016 January 11, 2016*
*Graduate prescreening submissions, (for all Conducting, Ph.D., AD & DMA Performance, AD & DMA Composition applicants), must be received at least one month in advance of the selected audition/interview date to allow ample time for faculty review.

1Ph.D. interviews will be individually scheduled and are day-long events. Applicants will be contacted by the Music Education Division Director to schedule the in-person interview on a date to be arranged.

2All instrumental conducting auditions will take place on February 12, 2016.


Dance Off-Campus Audition Dates and Application Deadlines 

Location  To Audition On: Apply By:
All Locations, Dates and Deadlines TBA TBA TBA


Jazz Off-Campus Audition Dates and Application Deadlines

Location  To Audition On: Apply By:
Cleveland, OH -- Cuyahoga Community College  December 5, 2015 November 2, 2015
Denver, CO -- Kent Denver School (10:00am - 1:00pm) January 16, 2016 December 21, 2015
Denver, CO -- Denver School of the Arts (2:00pm - 5:00pm) January 16, 2016 December 21, 2015


Music Off-Campus Audition and Application Deadlines

Location  To Audition On: Apply By:
Washington DC -- Providence Presbyterian Church (Fairfax, VA) January 16, 2016 December 21, 2015


Actor Training & Music Theatre Off-Campus Audition/Interview Dates &
Application Deadlines

National Unified Theatre Auditions Home Page

Location  To Audition On: Apply By:
New York City-Pearl Studios January 23, 2016 December 21, 2015
New York City-Pearl Studios January 24, 2016 December 21, 2015
Chicago-Palmer House Hilton February 8, 2016 January 11, 2016
Chicago-Palmer House Hilton February 9, 2016 January 11, 2016
Chicago-Palmer House Hilton February 10, 2016 January 11, 2016
Los Angeles-Westin Los Angeles Airport February 13, 2016 January 11, 2016
Los Angeles-Westin Los Angeles Airport  February 14, 2016 January 11, 2016
 

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