Admissions and Audition Information

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For Fall 2022, VCU Music will continue to review auditions until August 1st, 2022.  Applicants can request a virtual or in-person audition using SlideRoom after submitting the Common Application. In SlideRoom, you will either upload audition videos OR select a date for an on campus audition and interview. Those submitting video auditions will select a date for a virtual interview with the VCU music faculty. The time for you to submit your Application to be considered for the largest academic scholarships has passed.

Transfer applicants may choose to audition virtually via SlideRoom or schedule an in-person audition individually.

Music Auditions and Interview Dates and Video Due Dates
Audition videos must be submitted one week before your scheduled interview date

In-Person (Auditions and Interviews):

  • Scheduled upon request before August 1, 2022

Virtual (Interviews Only):

  • Scheduled upon request before August 1, 2022.

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.

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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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