1、Two scores of contrasting styles composed within the last two years.
Scores must be uploaded in PDF format
Each score should be circumscribed to present up to seven minutes of music which represents your best, most accomplished work
Total combined time of selections should be approximately fourteen minutes
2、Audio recordings which are cued to the same section of music should accompany the scores.
Recordings are in support of the scores and may be live music or digital realizations of your works
Acceptable audio formats include: .aac, .aif, .aiff, .iff, .fla, .m4a, .mpa, .mp3, .ra, .wav, .wma
3、A short written statement which describes the scores or the process of composing the scores.
4、A complete listing of the applicant’s compositions with orchestrations and dates of performances.
Live Audition Repertoire：
1、Selected applicants will be scheduled for personal interviews with the faculty.
2、Interviews will include a discussion of the scores submitted for the pre-screening.
3、Applicants must bring scores and CD recordings of the works submitted for pre-screening AND two additional works (scores with CD recordings) to the interviews. Do not bring audio files on flash drives or any other storage method requiring a computer for playback.
4、All applicants will complete musicianship testing in score analysis, rhythmic dictation, harmonic analysis, counterpoint, and score identification.