Admissions and Auditions

An interview, an audition and a theory placement examination are required of all prospective Music majors, Music Therapy majors and Music Education majors.


All applicants, regardless of the program of interest, must audition. All applicants are expected to come prepared to perform:

  • A minimum of two works that demonstrate contrasting styles
  • All major scales on primary instrument
  • A sightreading example that is provided at the time of audition

In addition, applicants will be asked to match pitch and sightsing short patterns on a neutral syllable.

Auditions 2015

  • Saturday, January 31, 2015
  • Friday, February 27, 2015
  • Friday, March 6, 2015

Theory Placement Exam

It is essential for incoming students to take a theory placement examination to ensure proper advisement and placement in courses.

For more information, contact:
Coleen Petersen, Administrative Assistant, 516.323.3320.
Lora Heller, Special Projects Coordinator,

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1000 Hempstead Avenue Wilbur Arts Center, W021 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002