We Do Not hold auditions for the chamber or jazz program in the Spring. If you want to particpate. please reach out to Beth Pratt, bp2413 [at] columbia.edu (jazz) or Chelsea Wimmer, caw2234 [at] columbia.edu (chamber)
Please check back before the Fall 2023 semester starts for audition information for the 2023-2024 academic year.
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 LESSONS AND ENSEMBLES
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 109/110 dodge Hall on Tuesday, January 17th or Wednesday, January 18th from 10am to 2pm for interview with instructors.
**For the Gagaku Ensemble Please contact Alicia "Lish" Lindsey, al4166 [at] columbia.edu.
Meets on Thursdays in 112 Dodge Hall from 5:30-7pm
**For Koto, please contact Yumi Kurosawa, yk2971 [at] columbia.edu
Koto meets on Thursdays in 112 Dodge Hall from 4-5:30pm
**For Shakuhachi, please email Elizabeth Brown, eb3442 [at] columbia.edu
Shakuhachi meets on Thursdays in 112 Dodge Hall from 2:30-4pm
The Klezmer ensemble will return in the Fall of 2022. Please reach out to Jeff Warschauer at jfw2102 [at] columbia.edu. The Klezmer Ensemble meets on Wednesday evenings. (time TBD)
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. Class meets in 112 Dodge Hall on Mondays from 5-6:30pm.
Please sign up for an audition for the jazz program if you are interested in joining the Afro-Cuban ensemble.
The 2022-2023 director of Collegium Musicum is Liz Kiger. Their email is elk2155 [at] columbia.edu.
Zoom auditions will take place on Tuesday, January 17th from 8:20-10pm, and Thursday, January 19th from 9-10pm. Prospective singers can email Liz directly to schedule their times. Returning members do not need to audition.