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Music Audition

Early Action Live Audition Day – Saturday, November 15, 2014
(Deadline for Submission of Early Action Audition Materials is November 5, 2014)

Regular Decision Live Audition Day - Saturday, January 31, 2015
(Deadline for Submission of Regular Decision Audition Materials is January 21, 2015)

Submit forms for live auditions to: Loyola Marymount University, Dept. of Music
Attn: Tashi Cardinali, Administrative and Production Coordinator
1 LMU Drive, MS-8347
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
or Tashi.Cardinali@lmu.edu
or
Submit forms and recording/videos through Slideroom on Common Application.

Audition Form Instructions
Auditions are required for admission to the Music Major and Minor, and for
consideration for Major-, Minor-, or selected Ensemble scholarships. Applicants
may attend the live auditions or submit recordings through Slideroom on the
Common App. The audition form must also be submitted for both live and recorded auditions.

Below are the guidelines for various applied emphases:

STRINGS
(violin, viola, cello, double bass)
Two pieces from different historical periods, preferably in contrasting styles

VOICE
Two classical art songs, opera or operetta arias, or traditional folk songs, one in a language other than English

PERCUSSION
Two pieces performed on any of the following: drum set, marimba, snare drum, timpani

PIANO
Two pieces from different historical periods, preferably in contrasting styles

GUITAR
Two pieces, preferably in contrasting styles


In all cases DO NOT USE ORIGINAL WORKS for your applied audition. Please feel free to submit original works in addition to your audition works, particularly if you are interested in declaring a composition concentration.

1. Remember to fill in or correct all contact information on the Music Audition Form & Instructions 2014 - 2015.

2. Remember to list the major(s) and minor, if applicable, that you plan to pursue at LMU.

3. If you are submitting a recording on Slideroom, please ensure that it is in .mp3, .mp4, or m4v format. Links to recordings on YouTube or Vimeo are also accepted. .Wav files will not be accepted. 

Should you have any questions about the audition process or the music program in general, please contact us:

Tel: (310) 338-5386
Fax: (310) 338-6046
Email: lmumusic@lmu.edu
Website: http://cfa.lmu.edu/programs/music/

Mail: Loyola Marymount University
Department of Music
1 LMU Drive, MS-8347
Los Angeles, CA 90045