Keyboard Audition Requirements

All applicants will submit the following application materials based on their desired degree program. For specific audition requirements, please scroll down.

Application Requirements for Undergraduate Applicants:

  • Complete all required application questions
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Application Requirements for Master of music, doctor of arts, and graduate Performance
Certificate Applicants:

  • Complete all required application questions
  • 3-4 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resumé

Note: Accompanists are not required, but the applicant may provide one.


Piano

Audition Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

  • Prepare three contrasting works selected from three different style-periods listed below:
    • Baroque
    • Classical
    • Romantic
    • 20th Century/Contemporary
  • For the BM all three works must be prepared from memory. BME and BA applicants must have at least one of the three works prepared from memory.
  • Requests for exceptions must be made in writing to the contact written below.

Audition Requirements for Master of Music, Doctor of Arts, and Graduate Performance Certificate

  • Total audition repertoire should be at least 45 minutes in length
  • Prepare at least three contrasting works selected from three different style-periods listed below:
    • Baroque
    • Classical
    • Romantic
    • 20th Century/Contemporary
  • All music must be prepared from memory.
  • Requests for exceptions must be made in writing to the contact written below.

Contact:

Lei Weng at Lei.Weng@unco.edu