AUDITION DAYS FOR FALL 2013
Dec. 1, 2012 (For Spring 2012/Fall 2013)
Feb. 9, 2013
Feb. 16, 2013
Feb. 23, 2013
Artist Diploma - Voice
Dec. 1, 2012 in Memphis
Dec. 7, 2012 in New York
Feb. 9, 2013 in Memphis
Feb 16, 2013 in Memphis
Note: Artist Diploma applicants in voice must have been screened and invited to audition
by Opera Memphis. CDs/DVDs are due to Opera Memphis by November 13, 2012. For more
information visit http://memphis.edu/music/academics_new/advoice.php or call 901-257-3100.
Artist Diploma - Violin
Feb. 16 or Feb. 23, 2013
Audition days are for admissions, undergraduate scholarships,
and graduate assistantships.
Audition days are held to determine admission into School of Music programs for Undergraduates
and Graduates. They are held to determine Undergraduate Talent-based/Performance
Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships. All undergraduate students who want to major
or minor in music or take applied lessons must audition. Visits to the School of Music
and University of Memphis are suggested. Early auditions are highly encouraged.
To schedule an audition, submit an online Undergraduate or Graduate application form
to the School of Music at http://www.memphis.edu/music/future/forms.php by January 1. If you select to audition on December 1, apply before November 1.
Live auditions are preferred. The School of Music will accept video recordings from
international students who reside outside the U.S. The preferred deadline for video
submission from international students is December 1 and no later than January 1.
Tapes must include appropriate repertoire listed in audition requirements. The Rudi
E. Scheidt School of Music reserves the right to require a live audition on campus
if necessary. Complete the appropriate audition application from http://www.memphis.edu/music/future/forms.php and send your recording to: Music Admissions, University of Memphis, Rudi E. Scheidt
School of Music, 129 Music Bldg., Memphis, TN 38152.
Students who want to be a member of the Mighty Sound of the South and do not plan
to Major or Minor in music, may call 901.678.2263 to schedule a Marching Band Audition.
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION
All University of Memphis students may apply for School of Music Talent-based/Performance
Scholarships, which are determined by audition, ensemble needs, and funds. Two letters
of recommendation from professionals who know the applicant's musical skills and experience
must be provided on or before the applicant's audition day.
Scholarship applicants must apply to the University and to the School of Music by
January 1 and audition for the School of Music by the end of February. All undergraduate
applicants who have been fully accepted by the University by February 1 are given
priority consideration for University academic scholarships, which are primarily based
on GPA and ACT or SAT scores.
The School of Music mails notices beginning in mid-March to undergraduate scholarship
GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP INFORMATION
Graduate assistantship applicants must apply to the School of Music by February 1,
audition by the end of February and apply to the University by March 1.
AUDITION DAY SCHEDULE
Audition days begin at the University of Memphis Music Building, 3775 Central Avenue
at 8:15 AM. Applicants are greeted at a check-in table where they are given the schedule
of the day. Auditionees should plan to be available from 8:15 a.m. until mid-afternoon.
Undergraduate auditionees receive audition results by mail within two weeks after
SAMPLE AUDITION DAY SCHEDULE
||Check-in. Music Building, Harris Concert Hall Lobby
||General meeting for undergraduate auditionees, parents and friends
||Theory and piano placements for undergraduate auditionees
||Meeting for parents and friends with faculty members
||Auditions begin (earlier if necessary). You will receive audition times and
locations at check-in.
||Music Industry Orientation for Music Business and Recording Technology applicants,
their family and friends
||Campus Tour conducted by U of M Recruitment Services leaves from Harris Concert Hall