Auditions for Fall 2016 Admission

Note: NEC's general policy is to hold auditions even in inclement weather, and even if classes, rehearsals and performances have been cancelled.

Audition dates listed on this page are for applicants seeking admission in the Fall of 2016. For those majors with more than one scheduled audition date, applicants are given the opportunity to indicate their date preference in the application for admission. While we try to schedule applicants for their preferred dates, we are unable to do so in all cases due to space limitations. Therefore, applicants should not make travel arrangements until their audition date is confirmed in writing via email by the Office of Admission. All audition dates are subject to change and/or cancellation due to faculty availability.

Applicants interested in applying for spring admission should contact the Admissions Office to determine whether we will be accepting applications in their department. We accept a limited number of applications for spring admission based on studio availability and consider applications on a case-by-case basis.

For complete audition information and requirements, visit Audition Information.

If invited to present a live audition, all Artist Diploma applicants must audition on the date indicated. There are no exceptions.

* If invited to present a live audition, DMA applicants must audition on a DMA audition day if one is indicated for their instrument. There are no exceptions. The required DMA entrance exams in theory and music history will take place on the day following the live audition by invitation only.

MajorAudition Dates
Artist Diploma InstrumentalFebruary 22
Artist Diploma in OperaFebruary 23
BassoonFebruary 13
CelloFebruary 15
February 16
February 21
Chamber Music - PianoMarch 7
ClarinetFebruary 14
February 15
Collaborative PianoFebruary 13
February 14
Composition InterviewFebruary 7
February 12
February 13
February 21
Conducting - ChoralFebruary 11
Conducting - OrchestralFebruary 17
February 19
Conducting - Wind EnsembleMarch 8
Contemporary ImprovisationFebruary 16
February 17
February 21
Double BassFebruary 15
February 21
FluteFebruary 14
February 15
GuitarFebruary 12
HarpFebruary 7
Historical PerformanceFebruary 13
HornFebruary 21
February 28
Jazz BassFebruary 7
Jazz TrumpetFebruary 15
Jazz TromboneFebruary 15
Jazz Composition interview/auditionFebruary 13
Jazz GuitarFebruary 7
Jazz PercussionFebruary 21
Jazz PianoFebruary 13
Jazz SaxophoneFebruary 14
Jazz VoiceFebruary 21
OboeFebruary 14
February 15
PercussionFebruary 7
February 12
February 13
PianoFebruary 15 (DMA applicants only)

February 7
February 12
February 16
February 21
February 28
Professional Piano Trio Training ProgramTBD
Professional String Quartet
Training Program
This program is not accepting
applications for the 2016-2017
academic year.
SaxophoneFebruary 15
Trombone - BassFebruary 7
February 12
Trombone - TenorFebruary 7
February 12
TrumpetFebruary 12
February 13
TubaFebruary 13
ViolaFebruary 7
February 15
February 16
ViolinFebruary 7
February 14
February 15
February 16
February 21
Vocal Performance & Vocal Pedagogy
(not including Artist Diploma in Opera)
February 7
February 12
February 13
February 16
February 28

 

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