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Admissions and Audition Information

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Auditions for Fall 2021 will be submitted by pre-recorded video.  Applicants will upload video in SlideRoom after submitting the Common Application. In SlideRoom, you will also select a date for a virtual interview with the VCU music faculty. You must submit your Common Application by November 1 to be considered for academic scholarships. Audition videos must be submitted before your scheduled interview date.

Music Interview Dates and Audition Due Dates
Audition videos must be submitted by your scheduled interview date

  • Monday, November 30, 2020 – 3 – 6 pm
  • Tuesday, December 15, 2020 – 3 – 6 pm
  • Friday, January 22, 2021 – 3 – 6 pm
  • Friday, February 19, 2021 – 3 – 6 pm

Review the audition requirements for your instrument before submitting your prepared pieces. If you have any questions about the content of your video, please contact the faculty coordinator for your area.

If you’d like some guidance, please reach out to us at apply4music@vcu.edu.

Undergraduate Admissions
Follow these steps to apply to VCU’s Department of Music.  All music applicants must audition and complete a zoom interview with the music faculty.

Participation in school music programs, private lessons, extracurricular activities and employment experience may strengthen an application.

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