Music Fees & Requirements
When applying to the program, all students must audition into a Major Studio: instrumental, vocal or composition. Applicants must upload an audio recording of a solo representative of your level of performance (vocal/instrumental applicants) or scores of recent original compostitions (composition applicants). Please include a summary or resumé of your musical training and accomplishments. Carnegie Mellon accepts pre-screening materials via upload to the Carnegie Mellon Audition Dropbox. This dropbox is also used for final recorded auditions.
The following file formats will be accepted:
VIDEO EXTENSIONS= 'mpeg', 'mpg', 'mp4','ogg' ,'mov', 'avi', 'wmv', 'm4v', 'vob'
AUDIO EXTENSIONS = 'mp3', 'ogg', 'm4a', 'aiff', 'wma', 'wav', 'aac'
IMAGE EXTENSIONS = 'jpeg', 'png', 'gif', 'jpg'
DOCUMENT EXTENSIONS = 'txt', 'rtf', 'doc', 'docx', 'pdf', 'xls', 'xlsx', 'sib', 'mus'
Resident - $6,897
(tuition, housing, dining, activities fee)
Full Time Commuter - $4,779
(tuition, dining, activities fee)
Part Time Commuter
For information regarding part-time registration, please visit the School of Music's website.
Music Webcast Access Fee: $25