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School of Fine ArtsMusic Department

Vocal Audition Requirements

 2017 – 2018 Audition Dates

Undergraduate Auditions

Friday, January 5, 2018
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Friday, January 12, 2018
Saturday, January 13, 2018

Undergraduate Applicants

All applicants must apply to the University of Connecticut and contact the Department of Music to schedule an audition. Please use the following link for instructions, application materials, audition dates, and repertoire requirements Applications and Auditions. (also see below)

Click here to schedule an audition

Repertoire Requirements for Undergraduates
Bachelor of Music (BM)
Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Applicants should prepare two memorized contrasting selections: Two art songs written by classical composers and accompanied by piano. At least one selection should be in English. A foreign-language art song may be used if appropriate to the student’s level. A pianist will be provided at the audition. Please bring a copy of the music to the audition for the pianist’s use.

Graduate Applicants

All applicants must apply to the Graduate School of the University of Connecticut and contact Connie Rock at to schedule an audition. After scheduling the audition, contact the Music Office to schedule a Theory Placement test on your given audition day: (860) 486-3728.

Graduate Auditions

Graduate auditions will be scheduled in the afternoon on the following dates:

Friday, January 20, 2017
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Friday, January 27, 2017
Saturday, January 28, 2017

To request an audition time please contact Dr. Rock:

Repertoire Requirements

Master of Music (MM) and Performer Certificate

Applicants should prepare five memorized contrasting selections:

  • One art song in each of the following languages: German, French, Italian, English
  • One operatic aria in the original language of the opera

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

Applicants should prepare selections equivalent to a recital (roughly one hour of music), with sets of three to five songs in each of the following languages: German, French, Italian, English. Additionally, applicants should prepare one operatic aria (must be in the aria’s original language).

For questions regarding the application/audition process

Department of Music
Phone: (860) 486-3728
Fax: (860) 486-3796

For questions regarding the undergraduate curriculum

Peter Kaminsky
Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Music
(860) 486-2758

For questions regarding the graduate curriculum

Alain Frogley
Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of Music
(860) 486-2940

For questions regarding voice lessons or opera at UConn

Constance Rock, DMA
Coordinator of the Vocal Studies Area
(860) 486-4195