Carnegie Mellon University

School of Music

Where artistry and innovation share center stage

We expect the following schedule for auditions for Fall 2023 applicants:

Portfolio Deadline (Composition, Electronic Music, Music Education, Musicology, Music & Technology): December 1
Live ON CAMPUS: January 21 - orchestral instruments
Live ON CAMPUS: January 22 - non-orchestral instruments, portfolio areas, voice
Live ON CAMPUS: January 28 - orchestral instruments
Live ON CAMPUS: January 29 - non-orchestral instruments
Recorded Auditions: Due February 1
Live ON CAMPUS: February 4 - voice, portfolio areas
Live ON CAMPUS: February 5 - voice, portfolio areas, violin
Live New York City: February 10-12 - all performance areas except flute
Live VIRTUALFebruary 10-12 - all areas
Application Information

All music applications are due December 1, 2022 via Acceptd. Pre-screenings and portfolios are due December 1 with the application. You will have to select an audition date/format when you apply. Pre-screening decisions and interview requests will be sent by January 10, 2023, after initial application materials are reviewed. Audition times will be assigned no later than January 15, 2023.

Applicants have until February 1, 2023 to upload their recordings to their music application via Acceptd if electing to complete a recorded audition. Both components of the application will be uploaded through Acceptd in a two-step process: first, application materials will be uploaded with the application by December 1. Second, once your recordings or portfolio is ready, you will then log back into Acceptd, click "Continue" and follow instructions to upload your remaining materials by February 1.