Auditions & Interviews

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A complete application includes an audition and/or interview through the UHart Applicant Portal. 

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In order to audition, students must apply to the University of Hartford.

The Hartt School will not be hosting live auditions for 2021 applicants due to safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. All applicants will be required to submit a recorded audition. Please see below for audition requirements and submission instructions.

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Undergraduate Programs

In some cases, an informal “interview” takes place during the allotted audition time to allow faculty an opportunity to get to know the applicant.

Graduate Audition Information

Graduate level conducting, music education, artist diploma, and doctoral applicants will need to submit preliminary recordings.

Upon favorable review of the preliminary conducting video, applicants will be contacted to schedule an audition, interview and entrance exams. .

Note: For health and safety, all graduate level applicants will be scheduled for remote entrance exams and interviews during the 2021 admission cycle.

  • Instrumental Performance
  • Jazz Studies
  • Piano Performance- Pedagogy
  • Composition
  • Music Education
  • Music History- Scholarship & Research
  • Music Theory
  • Conducting
  • Instrumental Performance- Conducting emphasis (full-time)
  • Music History- Performance Practice
  • Vocal Performance

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