Prospective Viola Students

If you are interested in applying to NU, here are some useful links.

General Information about the Bienen School of Music

Bienen School of Music Page for Prospective Students

Audition Booklet


 

Audition Requirements

BACHELOR OF MUSIC

PRESCREENING REQUIRED

 

For PRESCREENING:

> The exposition or equivalent of the first movement of any major viola concerto
> The prelude of a solo Suite or first movement of any Sonata or Partita by Bach

 

For FINAL AUDITION:

> Complete first movement of any major viola concerto
> Two contrasting movements of any solo Suite, Sonata or Partita by Bach

 

MASTER OF MUSIC

PRESCREENING REQUIRED

 

For PRESCREENING:

> One complete movement of a standard concerto such as Bartok, Walton or Hindemith (or other)
> Two contrasting movements from any solo Suite, Sonata or Partita by Bach

 

FINAL AUDITION

> One complete movement of a standard concerto
> The first movement of any major Sonata
> Two contrasting movements from any Suite, Sonata or Partita by Bach


If you are interested in the DMA program at NU, please read page 16 of the Audition Booklet listed above for more information.

You can find more information about the graduate application process and contact information for the Admissions Office here.