Music Department Audition Process
Music Student Audition process
- Contact Chestnut Hill College Admissions office
- Specify interest in the Music Department programs
- Follow procedures for application to the College
- Upon notification of acceptance to Chestnut Hill College contact Music Department Chair and arrange for an audition.
Audition dates for 2013
March 17 at 12:00 noon
April 28 at 11:00
Other dates by appointment
Audition Requirements: Major Instrumental and Voice
Perform Major and three forms of minor scales played at least two octaves to your developmental level ( piano majors four octaves)
Perform a technical study or warm-up selection
Instrumental and Voice
Prepare two solo pieces from different style periods.
Provide two copies of the music to be performed
Complete a sight-reading melody
Complete a rhythmic dictation excerpt.
Complete a music theory test (This test is for placement)
The music audition will last approximately 60 to 90 minutes.
You will receive a letter of acceptance or further recommendations from the music department within two weeks of your audition.
David Samson, Ph.D.