Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance Department of MusicCollege of Liberal Arts

Auditions and Interviews

Upcoming Dates

Saturday, January 21, 2023 - Saturday, March 4, 2023 -  Friday, August 18, 2023

Auditions and Interviews are for music major's only. If you are interested in the music minor or the music technology certificate, an audition is not required.

The audition/interview process varies somewhat from one concentration to another. See specific requirements under each concentration for details. Students are provisionally admitted to the program (for 1 year) or until they have passed their audition/interview.

BA in Music Technology

An audition and interview are required for this concentration. One may choose to perform a live audition or submit an Mp3 (audio recording) or Mp4 (video). After a candidate submits their information form (see below) they will be contacted on how to submit their materials and/or sign up for an onsite audition.

Audition Repertoire Selection

In selecting music for your audition there is no style preferences or restrictions. One may perform Classical, Jazz, Rock, Folk, Country Western, Hip Hop, Religious, Non-Western, etc. Perform a work or works that you feel best represents your talents and abilities. If you need assistance in selecting repertoire, please contact the music main office rueffmusic@groups.purdue.edu, (765.494.3708).

Option 1: Present 5-8 minutes of music at an onsite audition.

You will be contacted after you send in your information form (see below).

Option 2: Send a 5-8 minutes recording or video audition.

The Department will contact you within two weeks after you send in your information form. See below on how to submit your audition recording or video.

Option 3: Send a 5-8 minutes video or audio recording of a work or production (original composition or arrangement) consisting of music made exclusively, or in part, using notation or DAW software. The Department will contact you within two weeks after you send in your information form. See below on how to submit your audition recording or video.

 BA in General Music Studies

Interview

Only an interview is required of this concentration, no audition. You will be contacted after the Department receives your information form. You can download a copy of the form by following the link below and emailing a completed copy to rueffmusic@groups.purdue.edu

Student Information Form

 

 

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