FALL 2021 AUDITIONS
Auditions will be in person. We are adhering to the indoor mask mandate.
*** IF YOU ARE A WOODWIND OR BRASS PLAYER PLEASE BRING APPROPRIATE MASK AND BELL COVER!!!**
In the event that extenuating circumstances have prevented you from completing all the covid app steps by the time of auditions, please reach out to Beth Pratt at bp2413 [at] columbia.edu
JAZZ AUDITIONS 112 Dodge Hall:
Instrumental: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021, 11:00AM-9:00PM
Vocal: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021, 11:00AM - 3:00PM
CLASSICAL AUDITIONS 112 Dodge Hall:
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021, 2:00PM-7:00PM
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021, 12:00PM-8:00PM
CUO AUDITIONS 809 Dodge HALL:
WEDNESDAY,SEPTEMBER 15, 2021 12:00PM-8:00PM
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 2:30PM-8:30PM
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021 12:00PM-8:00PM
*classical lessons and ensembles
Admission to the MPP is based on the level of performance skill demonstrated in the audition, and the availability of openings in the various performing areas.
Classical (for those auditioning for lessons* and ensembles, including Master Class): two contrasting pieces
CUO: one short solo work
Jazz: two jazz standards
* To sign up for piano lessons, please visit 109 Dodge on September 9th and September 10th from 10:00AM-2:00PM.
**For the Gagaku Ensemble Please contact Alicia "Lish" Lindsey, al4166 [at] columbia.edu.
Meets on Thursdays in 112 Dodge Hall from 6-7:30pm
**For Koto, please contact Yumi Kurosawa, yk2971 [at] columbia.edu
Koto meets on Thursdays in 112 Dodge Hall from 3-4:30pm
**For Shakuhachi, please email Elizabeth Brown, eb3442 [at] columbia.edu
Shakuhachi meets on Thursdays in 112 Dodge Hall from 4:30-6pm
Come to the first class on Monday, Sept 13th at 7:30pm in 405 Dodge Hall or email instructor, Jeff Warschauer, jfw2102 [at] columbia.edu
ARAB Music Ensemble:
Please email instructor, Taoufik Ben-Amor, tb46 [at] columbia.edu
Class meets on Fridays in 814 Dodge Hall at 10am
Please email instructor James Kerr, jlk2001 [at] columbia.edu
Please sign up for an audition for the jazz program if you are interested in joining the Afro-Cuban ensemble
Auditions for Fall 2021 will take place on the evenings of Sept. 13th and 14th. To sign up for an audition, please fill out this form.
Rehearsals will take place on Monday evenings, 7:30 - 9:30pm, beginning on Sept. 20th.
Jazz Ensembles and Columbia University Orchestra (CUO) require a separate audition.
Registration for lessons and ensembles will be available only to students who have been admitted to MPP through an audition.
If you are interested in taking music lessons for credit, joining an MPP classical or jazz ensemble, or joining CUO, you must audition for placement.
- NOTE: Please make sure you are under the credit limit when you are auditioning / registering. You won't be eligible to participate in the MPP otherwise.
- Auditions are held only for enrolled undergraduates at Columbia University. Prospective students interested in applying to Columbia College, the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Barnard College, or the School of General Studies should visit our FAQ.