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Department Audition Information

A performance audition is required for acceptance into the degree programs of the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. Prospective students should schedule a music auditon before they receive notification of their acceptance into the university. All entering freshmen and undergraduate transfer students who have been admitted to the university are required to pass a performance audition and take a theory placement examination. Students wishing to audition should prepare solo, etude, or art song material from the standard repertoire of approximately 10 minutes in length. The selection(s) should demonstrate both technical and lyrical skills.

The Theory Placement Exam is a diagnostic test used to determine the appropriate level of theory in which the student should enroll. The test is offered on each audition day and the first Friday of each semester.

Pre-screening auditions are required in the piano and graduate vocal/opera programs. Please contact Arnel G. Ignacio at 562.985.4781 for more information.

For undergraduate and graduate admission information, please refer to our Admissions Page.


Department Audition Dates

Spring 2015 semester Audition Dates

Undergraduate Transfer Students Only:

  • Saturday, October 18, 2014—All Areas

Fall 2015 semester Audition Dates

Undergraduate:

  • Saturday, February 7, 2015—All Areas
  • Saturday, February 13, 2015—Voice And Jazz Only
  • Saturday, February 28, 2015—All Areas Except Voice And Jazz

Graduate:

  • Wednesday, March 11 , 2015

Call 562.985.4781 or email music@csulb.edu to reserve your slot!


Department Audition Repertoire

Audition repertoire is specific to each instrument. Please see your area for audition repertoire.

 

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