Live auditions are strongly recommended for all applicants. Zoom audition dates are available for international students or by petition. Recorded auditions are only accepted by students who are unable to attend any of the live or Zoom audition dates.
Important! Before applying for any music audition, you must be accepted to Gordon College. Gordon College admissions application →
Use the button below and fill out the online application and choose your preferred audition date.
All audition dates are live auditions (in person at Gordon College) unless otherwise noted:
Friday | December 1 | 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. | Christmas Gala
Saturday | January 27 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Zoom Audition
Sunday | February 4 | 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. | Next day Honors Day and Faculty Artist Series Concert
Monday | February 19 | 4.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. | Next Day Music Experience Day
Friday | March 22 | 4.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. | Accepted Student Day
Friday | April 5 | 4.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. | Accepted Student Day
Saturday | April 20 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Zoom Audition
Music Leadership Award and Music Education Honors Award
Students must apply to Gordon College and the Department of Music no later than February 12, 2024. Students must perform their audition by February 19, 2024 to be eligible for the Music Leadership and the Music Education Honors awards. Audition dates are available in December, January and February.
Music Major and Music Minor Scholarships
Students must apply to the Department of Music by February 12, 2024 to be eligible for a stackable music major or music minor scholarship. Auditions run from December to April.
For the audition, students are asked to prepare two classical selections that best demonstrate the current performance level on their primary instrument. These selections should be contrasting in style and/or period. It is advisable to present a piece for which there is published and written notation available. For recommendations on appropriate audition repertoire, please consult this repertoire list or contact the Department of Music.
As part of the audition process the audition committee will conduct an interviews with all prospective music students.
Important! Before submitting any recorded 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, in extenuating circumstances or if no more Live or Zoom audition dates are available, 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 GET ACCEPTED platform.
For further instructions follow the procedure outlined in the document below called "Recorded Audition Procedures."
Students must apply to the Department of Music by February 12, 2024, to be eligible for a stackable music major or music minor scholarship.
If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Music.