How to Audition for BM in Piano Performance

All prospective and transfer students must apply for admission to NYU Steinhardt before scheduling an audition. Apply for undergraduate study.

Schedule Your Audition

Early Decision I and II applicants: Submit a live audition video through GetAcceptd.

All other undergraduate applicants: Use our online form to schedule your audition after you have applied.

Audition Dates

Early Decision applicants:
November 1, 2016: Early Decision I live audition video deadline
January 1, 2017: Early Decision II live audition video deadline

All other undergraduate applicants:
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday, February 19, 2017, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday, February 26, 2017, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Audition Details and Requirements

The audition will take place at 75 3rd Ave, room C205.

Required repertoire:

  • One work by J.S. Bach including a fugue
  • Two movements of a sonata by Mozart, Haydn, or Beethoven
  • One Romantic composition
  • One 20th-century or 21st-century composition
    • Original compositions are not acceptable for this category