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Audition Requirements

Audition and Portfolio Information

Students who wish to pursue a degree in music must complete the following


Complete a UNC application for admission 


Submit supplemental music materialsUse the instrument/area links to view the specific requirements. 


Complete an Audition (if applicable to the degree program). In-person, virtual, and video auditions are accepted and all modes are given equal weight for admission and award decisions. 


2021 Audition Dates

  • Saturday, February 6, 2021
  • Monday, February 15, 2021 
  • Saturday, February 27, 2021
  • Saturday, February 6, 2021


Video  & Virtual Auditions

Video & Virtual auditions are accepted for all degree programs and instrument/voice studios. Applicants interested in an assistantship may be required to complete an interview in addition to the audition. Please email music@unco.edu for more information.



The following programs require a prescreen audition:
  • Orchestral Conducting
  • Wind Conducting
The following programs have an optional pre-screen audition:
  • Graduate Certificate, Master of Music,  and Doctor of Arts in Vocal Performance