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Undergraduate Voice Auditions

singers at a choir concert

Voice Audition Days

  • February 9
  • February 10
  • February 16
  • February 17

Audition Day Information

The submission deadline for undergraduates to file the School of Music supplemental application is February 1.


No prescreening required

Preparation Requirements

Two songs of contrasting styles, one of which must be in English.  Both selections must be memorized and appropriate repertoire for young singers wishing to train their voices in the classical style

Time Requirement

Audition materials should be thoroughly prepared and approximately 5 minutes in length.


An accompanist will be provided at the audition.

Technical Requirements

The audition will include sight-singing and tonal memory

Suggested or Required Repertoire

No required repertoire, please reach out to Dr. DesChamps for repertoire suggestions

Judging Criteria

  • Tone Quality
  • Musicianship
  • Overall Control

Unfortunately, due to the nature of the audition and number of applicants, we will not be able to provide individual comments. All decisions made will be final.


  1. When am I considered for scholarship?
    1. You are considered for scholarship at the time of audition
  2. When will I hear about my results?
    1. You will be notified via formal letter about your audition results and music scholarship results in early March
  3. What should I wear to my audition?
    1. Attire can be concert or audition clothing, but most importantly be comfortable and wear what you feel best in

Contact Information

Voice area head Professor Elise DesChamps

Allison Bierman, Admissions Counselor

              (319) 335-3994