Voice


This page is under construction and information may change. Please email the auditions coordinator at musauditions@montclair.edu if you have any questions.

2013-2014 Audition Dates

Some audition days will be reserved for specific programs. This information and online application forms will be available soon.

  • Friday, November 8, 2013  2-5 pm (For transfer and graduate students only)
  • Friday, February 7, 2014    2-5 pm
  • Saturday, February 8   9-2 pm
  • Friday, February 28  2-5 pm
  • Saturday, March 1   9-2 pm
  • Thursday, May 15  9-2 pm (For transfer and graduate students only)

Important Notes:

  • Musical Theatre auditions are not held at the Cali School: Apply here
  • Admission is competitive and applications are processed as soon as we receive them. Apply early, especially if you have scheduling requirements due to religious, medical or other issues. An effort will be made to accommodate special requirements but this cannot be guaranteed. 
  • You must pass an audition and meet the University's requirements for admission. You may not audition more than three times.
  • Only general education music courses are available to non-music majors who are admitted to the University but not to the School of Music.
  • Music minors are not currently offered; when offered, an audition is required. An audition for any of the minors is a modified version of the audition for the major.
  • International students, or those at a significant distance from Montclair, should ask about alternative application and audition procedures.
  • Applications or required materials such as CDs or DVDs will not be considered if they are received after specified deadlines or later than 2 weeks before a chosen audition date.

Apply first to the University

All prospective students must complete the application to the University before applying to the Cali School. Use the appropriate link:


Apply to the Cali School

  1. Read about your specific audition process in below
  2. Choose an audition date from the list above
  3. Fill out the online application beside your chosen audition date

Important note: You must submit both the University and Cali School applications no later than two weeks before your preferred audition date.

Contact us if you have questions: 973-655-7610; musauditions@mail.montclair.edu


Undergraduate Voice Audition

Note: See Jazz Studies audition page for jazz vocal audition information.

Music Education, Music Therapy, Theory/Composition concentrations

Three memorized songs chosen from the solo voice literature including: 

  • One song in a language other than English
  • One song in English
  • One additional song of the candidate's choice (may be from a musical comedy)
  • Sight-reading

Performance concentration

  • One memorized song or aria from 16th-18th century (Caccini, Caldara, Handel, etc.)
  • One memorized 19th-century German or French art song
  • One memorized 20th?century American or English song
  • One additional memorized song or aria selected by the candidate
  • Sight-reading

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Graduate Voice Audition

Music Education, Music Therapy, Theory/Composition concentrations

Three memorized songs chosen from the solo voice literature including: 

  • One song in a language other than English
  • One song in English
  • One additional song of the candidate's choice (may be from a musical comedy)

Sight-reading

Performance concentration

  • One memorized song or aria from 16th-18th century (Caccini, Caldara, Handel, etc.)
  • One memorized 19th-century German or French art song
  • One memorized 20th?century American or English song
  • One additional memorized song or aria selected by the candidate
  • Sight-reading

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Contact Us

If you have any questions about the audition process, contact the Auditions Coordinator 973-655-7610 or musauditions@mail.montclair.edu

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