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The Carnegie Mellon University School of Music holds auditions on campus in Pittsburgh, in New York City and in Los Angeles throughout January and February. We also hold live auditions in Asia each November. Early Decision undergraduate applicants will schedule individual audition times in November. 

On Campus:

  • Artist Diploma: March 1, 2014
  • Audio Recording & Production (certificate): January 25, 2014 and February 8, 2014  
  • Bagpipes: January 26, 2014 and February 9, 2014 
  • Bassoon: February 1, 2014 and February 2, 2014
  • Cello: January 25, 2014 and February 1, 2014 
  • Clarinet: February 1, 2014 and February 2, 2014
  • Collaborative Piano (MM): February 9, 2014 and February 16, 2014
  • Composition: January 26, 2014 and February 16, 2014  
  • Double Bass: January 25, 2014 and February 1, 2014  
  • Euphonium: February 2, 2014 and February 9, 2014
  • Flute: February 15, 2014 and February 16, 2014
  • Guitar: February 1, 2014 and February 9, 2014
  • Harp: January 26, 2014 and February 9, 2014 
  • Horn: January 26, 2014 and February 9, 2014 
  • Music & Technology (MS): January 25, 2014 and February 8, 2014  
  • Music Education (MM and certificate): February 17, 2014
  • Oboe: January 25, 2014 and February 16, 2014
  • Organ: will be scheduled individually
  • Percussion: January 25, 2014, February 8, 2014, and February 16, 2014
  • Piano: January 26, 2014 and February 2, 2014
  • Piano Pedagogy (certificate): January 26, 2014 and February 2, 2014
  • Piano Maintenance (certificate): will be shceduled individually
  • Saxophone: February 1, 2014 and February 8, 2014
  • Trombone (tenor and bass): February 1, 2014 and February 8, 2014
  • Trumpet: February 2, 2014 and February 9, 2014
  • Tuba: February 2, 2014 and February 9, 2014
  • Viola: February 8, 2014 and February 16, 2014
  • Violin: February 1, 2014 and February 16, 2014
  • Voice: January 25, 2014, January 26, 2014, February 8, 2014, and February 9, 2014

*Music Education MM or Certificate applicants can contact music-admissions@andrew.cmu.edu for alternate Monday interview/audition times.

*Undergraduate Technology and Musicology applicants will submit their media to the audition dropbox as a recorded audition/portfolio. A live interview is not offered.

Los Angeles:

  • February 13 2014: The Colburn School

New York:

  • February 21 2014: Ripley Grier Studios

*Composition, Collaborative Piano, Flute, Percussion, Music Education, Musicology (BXA), and Music & Technology are not eligible for US regional audition sites. Vocalists must bring their own accompanist to regional sites.

Asia:

  • November 18 2013: Beijing
  • November 20 2013: Shanghai
  • November 22 2013: Guangzhou
  • November 24 2013: Hong Kong
  • November 27 2013: Taipei
  • November 29 2013: Seoul

*Music & Technology, Composition, Musicology (BXA), Music Education, and Percussion are not available for audition/review in Asia.