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Auditions for Fall 2021 Entry

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, auditions for Fall 2021 entry will primarily take place online. Audition requirements by area can be found in the Future Students section. Due to the fluidity of this situation, please continue to check back for more information on how to submit an audition.

An online audition option will be available to all students until February 15, 2021. An in-person option may become available in the spring.

All questions regarding auditions or admissions can be directed to Lauren Watt, School of Music admission counselor.
Phone: 319-335-2760

Audition Day Activities

On the official Audition Day, planned activities for the day include a morning open house for students, parents, and guests with an opportunity to visit with School administrators, faculty, staff, and students, facility tours, and opportunities to learn more about our music education and music therapy programs. An official agenda will be emailed to registered attendees the week prior to the event. sample agenda

Register for an Audition

After you have completed the School of Music portion of the University of Iowa application you may register for an audition. You must register at least a week prior to Audition Day. Auditionees will be contacted the week prior to their chosen Audition Day with their specific audition time slot.

Audition Requirements

Audition requirements for each area are listed beneath the Auditions section in the menu to the left. 


If you have questions about music admissions or Audition Day, you may reach us in the following ways:

  • Telephone: 319-335-1604
  • E-mail questions to
  • Regular mail:
    Audition Day
    School of Music
    University of Iowa
    93 E Burlington St
    Iowa City, IA 52242