Students who have devoted serious time to the pursuit of musical performance during their high school careers are encouraged to submit an Arts Supplement when they apply to the University. The Arts Supplement includes a form (available online HERE) and a recording according to the guidelines outlined below. Please upload submissions in the form of a digital audio files for recordings and PDFs for scores, and contact Program in Musical Performance Director Michael Pratt with any questions. 

Classical Instrument (except piano)

A 10-15 min recording of advanced solo work highlighting contrasting examples of expression and technique.

Please do not submit orchestral or ensemble work unless you have a prominent solo.

Classical Voice

A recording of 2 songs in contrasting styles (ex. Italian art song/German lied), demonstrating your level of technical and musical accomplishment.

Please do not submit ensemble work unless you have a prominently featured solo.

Composition

A PDF of a clean score and, if possible, a performance/MIDI realization of the composition.

Jazz Instrument, Composition, or Voice

A 10-15 min submission of advanced solo work. Please do not submit orchestral or ensemble work unless you have a prominently featured solo.

Piano

A submission of works that best demonstrate your level of technical and musical accomplishment, preferably including one of each of the following:

1) A work by J.S. Bach;

2) The first movement of a classical sonata;

3) Any 19th- or 20th-century solo work (not concerti)

 

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