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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 or Hartt Supplemental application. Applications must be submitted before an audition/interview can be scheduled. Hartt Admissions will email an Audition/Interview notification 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, applicants must also complete additional testing depending upon major:

The Undergraduate Music Theory Placement Test (All music applicants)

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 (Music Education majors only)

The Music Aptitude Profile (MAP) measures innate rhythmic and melodic talent and potential for growth.

Musicianship Test for Vocal Applicants (For all applicants with Classical Voice concentration)

This short test, completed following the voice audition, consists of sight-reading and basic piano skills.

Audition Information for Bachelor of Fine Arts majors

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