Admissions and Audition Information

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For applicants looking to apply for Fall 2022: Please reach out to for more information about audition opportunities and scheduling. 

For applicants looking to apply for Fall 2023: Applicants can schedule a virtual or in-person audition using SlideRoom after submitting the Common Application. More information about scheduling your audition process can be found in SlideRoom.

In order to be considered for university scholarships, your Common Application and Slideroom materials must be submitted by November 1st, 2022.

Transfer applicants can schedule a virtual audition using SlideRoom or an in-person audition.

Music In-Person Audition Dates for Fall 2023 Applicants

  • Friday, November 11, 2022
  • Sunday, December 4, 2022
  • Saturday, January 28, 2023
  • Saturday, February 4, 2023

Review the audition requirements for your instrument before submitting your prepared pieces. If you have any questions about the content of your video, please contact the faculty coordinator for your area.

If you’d like some guidance, please reach out to us at

Undergraduate Admissions
Follow these steps to apply to VCU’s Department of Music.  All music applicants must audition and complete a zoom interview with the music faculty.

Participation in school music programs, private lessons, extracurricular activities and employment experience may strengthen an application.

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