John. J. Cali School of Music

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Interested in auditioning for The Cali School?

The Cali School will be conducting video auditions for the 2020-2021 academic year. No in-person auditions will be scheduled. 
Click below to learn all about the audition process, degree & instrument audition requirements, video submission deadlines, & helpful FAQs.

How to Apply

Accepted Students

You did it! Congratulations on your acceptance to the John J. Cali School of Music! You were chosen after an extensive audition search that yielded a group of immensely talented musicians. We can all look forward to a journey of extraordinary music-making!

Please join us! We’re excited and hope to see you in the Fall!

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Enrichment Opportunity

Since 1976, The Cali School of Music’s Extension Division has provided musical education for all age groups, backgrounds and levels of ability. Our programs serve beginners of all ages, students seeking personal enrichment and enjoyment, and those pursuing comprehensive musical training leading toward careers in music. All students have the opportunity to share music experiences with professional artist-teachers, enthusiastic music majors, and members of the Cali School’s renowned faculty.

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John J. Cali School of Music Main Office: 973.655.7212

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