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Music Major or Minor Auditions

  • step 1Apply for admission to the Department of Music as a music major or minor

    If you visit our campus for the first time this academic year when you come for your audition, you could automatically receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship.

    Schedule your audition

    Live and Zoom auditions are strongly recommended for all applicants. Zoom audition dates are available for international students or by petition. Recorded auditions are only accepted from students who are unable to attend any of the live or Zoom audition dates.

    Fill out the online application and choose your preferred audition date.

    Important! Before applying for any music audition, you must be accepted to Gordon College. Gordon College admissions application ➔

     

    Available Music Audition dates

    All audition dates are live auditions (in person at Gordon College) unless otherwise noted:

    Friday | December 2 | 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Christmas Gala and Explore Gordon
    Saturday | January 28 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Zoom audition
    Sunday | February 5 | 3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Next day Honors Day and Faculty Series Concert
    Monday | February 20 | 4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Clarendon Day; next day Music Experience Day 
    Saturday | Mach 18 | 3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Explore Gordon 
    Sunday | March 26 | 3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Next day Accepted Student Day 
    Saturday | April 15 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Zoom audition 
    Monday | April 17 | 4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Accepted Student Day 

    Deadlines

    Music Leadership Award and Music Education Honors Award
    Students must apply to Gordon College and the Department of Music no later than February 15, 2023. Students must perform their audition by February 20, 2023 to be eligible for the Music Leadership and the Music Education Honors awards. Audition dates are available in December, January and February. 

    Music Scholarships
    Students must apply to the Department of Music by March 31, 2023, to be eligible for a stackable music major or music minor scholarship. Auditions run from December to April.

    About your audition

    For the audition, students are asked to prepare two classical selections that best demonstrate current performance level on their primary instrument. These selections should be contrasting in style and/or period. For recommendations on appropriate audition repertoire, please consult this repertoire list or contact the

    At the time of the audition, the audition committee will also conduct informal interviews with all prospective music students, and all students will be given an aptitude test (listening to short melodies and discerning differences in melody/tempi—multiple-choice format).

  • step 2Submit a Recorded Video Audition

    Important! Before submitting any reocorded music audition, you must be accepted to Gordon College. Gordon College admissions application ➔

    Live auditions are strongly recommended for all applicants. Zoom auditions are an excellent option for international applicants or by petition. However, in cases where distance, time differences or technical challenges complicate Live or Zoom auditions, or in extenuating circumstances, recorded video auditions are acceptable.

    DVDs, CDs, YouTube links and other forms of media will not be reviewed. Video recordings must be digitally submitted using the GETACCEPTD platform.

    For further instructions, follow the procedure outlined in the document below called "Recorded Audition Procedures."

    Deadlines

    Students must apply to the Department of Music by March 31, 2023, to be eligible for a stackable music major or music minor scholarship. 

    RECORDED AUDITION PROCEDURES  VISIT GETACCEPTD.COM

    If you have any questions, please contact the

  • step 3Music Audition Application: For enrolled Gordon Students ONLY!

    Schedule your audition

    Complete the online application and schedule an audition by clicking APPLY ONLINE below.

    (for enrolled Gordon Students ONLY)

    APPLY ONLINE

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