If you are applying to a performance area with a pre-screening requirement, you must submit videos to satisfy those requirements. Applicants who submit audio recordings of the pre-screening required pieces will not be considered or invited for a live audition.
Fall 2022 applicants: The following areas require pre-screening:
Fall 2022 applicants: The following areas require portfolios by December 1:
- Electronic Music
- Music Education (graduate and certificate only)
- Music & Technology (including Audio Recording & Production applicants)
- Musicology (BXA only)
MM and Certificate applicants should upload supporting documents via the application.
Carnegie Mellon accepts pre-screening materials as well as final recorded auditions and portfolios via the music application.
If you are auditioning by recording, you should choose final recorded audition/portfolio. If your program requires a pre-screening and you have chosen recorded audition as your audition location in the online application, you will not receive a pre-screening decision but rather one final decision.
Pre-screening or submission of additional application materials is required for applicants in the following areas:
Artist Diploma (unavailable for Fall 2022 applications)
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|BXA Technology Concentration||Flute||Composition|
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