Composition Auditions

No audition is required for the MM and DMA in Composition programs.

Please submit at least 3 representational scores as PDF files or links to where your scores are stored (such as Dropbox) for review by the Theory/Composition faculty.  

  • Recordings are not required.
  • You may include links to media storage for recordings if you wish to include them. For more information, contact Dr. Kip Haaheim.

Faculty contact: Bryan Kip Haaheim,  

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