FALL 2021 AUDITIONS
Please keep checking for updates as we receive guidance from the University regarding the format of music instruction this Fall.
Instrumental: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021, 11:00AM-9:00PM
Vocal: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021, 11:00AM - 3:00PM
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021, 2:00PM-7:00PM
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021, 12:00PM-8:00PM
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 pieces, to be played solo, or with virtual accompaniment
* 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.
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.