Music Auditions Overseas
Due to recent global events, it is with regret that we are unable to travel to our overseas venues in Asia for the 2022 application cycle.
If you were intending to apply for a live overseas audition in Asia, you must apply online and should instead choose ‘recorded’ as your audition venue.
The deadline for applications is 1 October 2021. Submitting a recorded audition will not impact on the result of your application.
For details of audition repertoires for each Principal Study, please visit our Music Audition and Application Procedure page.
You can the overseas application fees on each of our programme pages. Please ensure your application fee arrives by the deadline as applications cannot be processed without it.
How to apply
If you were intending to apply for a live overseas audition in Asia, you must apply online and should instead choose ‘recorded’ as your audition venue. The deadline for applications is 1 October 2021.
We very much hope to travel to our overseas venues for the 2023/24 entry cycle.
It is with regret that we are unable to travel to our overseas venues in Asia for the 2023 application cycle.
If you were intending to apply for a live overseas audition in Asia, you are warmly invited to apply online and instead choose ‘recorded’ as your audition venue.
Live auditions in New York are due to be held on the below dates, subject to travel restrictions in place at the time. If we are subsequently unable to travel to the US for live auditions, New York candidates will be offered the opportunity to submit a recorded audition video instead.
New York is not available as an audition venue for all Music programmes. Please note, applicants for the following programmes/instruments will not be able to audition in New York:
- Electronic and Produced Music
- Chamber Music. Applicants interested in applying for Chamber Music should contact Jen Pitkin directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Composition. For composers applying to the BMus or Guildhall Artist programme selection is based on an initial evaluation of a submitted portfolio of compositions, following which applicants may then be called for interview.
- Music Therapy (all pathways)
The Dimenna Center for Classical Music
450 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018
The deadline for applications for live auditions in New York is 1 December 2021.
17-20 January 2022 (subject to travel restrictions)
Accompanists for overseas auditions are not provided. To hire a local accompanist, you may wish to contact:
Alan D. Marks Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Services
Molly Skardon, Faculty Assistant
Tel: 212 799 5000 x 313
Center for Music Entrepreneurship
Tel: 917 493 4502
If you would like advice on how to hire an accompanist, please contact Jen Pitkin at email@example.com.
Jazz applicants may attend an overseas audition, however a backing band or back line cannot be provided. If you wish to audition overseas for a jazz course, please bring your own instruments and musicians. A piano will be provided.