• Chapman University students playing brass instruments
Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music

Audition Process

» Audition Process

After submitting the University Application, Creative Supplement, and Pre-Screen Audition Video, select applicants will be invited to a callback session, either in person or virtually, which consists of an interview and Q&A. Please review the specific audition video requirements for your specific instrument in the sections below.

Audition Video Requirements

You will be prompted to upload the video on your Application Status page after completing the Creative Supplement.

All applicants must audition on their primary instrument (guitar, percussion, piano, strings, vocal, or woodwinds & brass). Applicants to the BA in Music, BM in Composition and BM (Pre-Music Education Certification) must submit additional materials.

Specific video audition requirements for your chosen instrument or voice are found below.

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Callback Requirements and Dates

The callback session includes an audition on your primary instrument or voice and an interview with the corresponding music program director. The session may be in person or virtual. You may be asked to play scales, sight read, or play an excerpt from the audition repertoire. Please wear appropriate attire, such as what you would wear to perform in a jury or a recital.

Early Decision & Early Action Applicants

  • November 1, 2022

 Regular Decision Applicants

  • January 15, 2023