Undergraduate Audition Requirements
Applicants in all degree programs will audition, except those for the BA in Music without lessons and the BA in Performing Arts Management. A short interview may be part of the allotted audition time for Acoustics and Music, Instrumental Performance, and Jazz Studies applicants.
Scheduling an Audition/Interview
Applicants will select their preferred audition/interview dates in the online application. Applications must be submitted before an audition/interview will be scheduled. Hartt Admissions will mail an Audition/Interview Confirmation Letter to the applicant confirming the audition date and schedule.
Interview Information for Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Audition Information for Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Engineering
Audition requirements are arranged by instrument or voice. All applicants, regardless of major, must audition with the same requirements.
On the audition day, all music applicants must also take:
The Undergraduate Music Theory Placement Test
Written theory testing determines course placement (Fundamentals or Harmony). Areas covered include scales, intervals, triads, rhythmic notation, and music terminology
The Music Aptitude Profile Test
The Music Aptitude Profile (MAP) measures innate rhythmic and melodic talent and potential for growth.
Musicianship Test for Vocal Applicants
This short test, completed following the voice audition, consists of sight-reading and basic piano skills
Audition Information for Bachelor of Fine Arts majors