Student orchestra performing

Instrumental / Vocal

2018-2019 Audition Dates

Applications must be completed no later than two weeks before a chosen audition date.

Friday, November 2, 2018:
2-5 p.m. (Incoming transfers, current Montclair State University students and graduate applicants)
Friday, February 8, 2019:
2-5 p.m. (All applicants)
Saturday, February 9, 2019:
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (All applicants)
Friday, March 1, 2019:
2-5 p.m. (All applicants)
Saturday, March 2, 2019:
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (All applicants)
Thursday, May 16, 2019:
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Transfer and graduate applicants)

Undergraduate (Freshmen and Transfer Students)

1. Review your Audition and Interview Requirements

The audition process for this area of study includes:

  • Audition on primary instrument or voice (see requirement details below).
  • Music history syllabus review for undergraduate transfer students who wish to transfer music history credits: submit a course syllabus for each music history course for faculty review and approval.
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Some notes for an online audition:

  • prepare an audition video including specific repertoire requirements for your instrument or voice.

For live auditions:

  • Instrumentalists should be prepared to perform on primary instrument without an accompanist; vocalists will be provided with an accompanist.
  • Bring your own instrument (exception for percussion).
  • Bring your own instrumental music; vocalists should bring music for the accompanist.
  • Transfer applicants only must submit a course syllabus for each music history course for faculty review and approval if you want to transfer credits.

2. Complete the University and Cali School application here. You will receive an email from admissions with a link to sign up for a video or live undergraduate audition.


Graduate Students

1. Review the information below then apply to the University and Cali School of Music here: Graduate Application

Audition and Interview Requirements

The audition process for this area of study includes:

  • Audition on primary instrument or voice (see requirement details below).
  • Music history syllabus review for transfer students who wish to transfer music history credits: submit a course syllabus for each music history course for faculty review and approval.

Some notes for an online audition:

  • prepare an audition video including specific repertoire requirements for your instrument or voice.

For live auditions:

  • Instrumentalists should be prepared to perform on primary instrument without an accompanist; vocalists will be provided with an accompanist.
  • Bring your own instrument (exception for percussion).
  • Bring your own instrumental music; vocalists should bring music for the accompanist.

General Notes

    • Audition applications will be processed within two weeks.
    • Upon acceptance to the Cali School, various placement tests will be administered.
    • Non-music majors may only take general education music courses.
    • Music minors are not currently offered.
    • Musical Theatre auditions are not held at the Cali School: Apply here

Contact Auditions Coordinator