Admission & Auditions

The admissions requirements linked below are for admission to the Jazz Studies major.

The new College of Music application enables applicants to upload videos. If your instrument requires a pre-screening video (not all instruments do, but all graduate applicants do), or you are using video for your audition, you will be able to use this feature.

Application deadline.

The pages linked below refer to our doctoral and Graduate Artist Certificate programs.

For information on admission at the doctoral level, please see the page on the local concentration in Jazz Studies within the DMA in Performance.

Admission to the Graduate Artist Certificate in Music Performance program is an option for jazz performers with exceptional qualifications. For more information, see