Woodwind Studies

Woodwind Auditions

 

All prospective and transfer students must first submit an application for admission to the Steinhardt School at New York University before scheduling an audition below. You can find information on the application process through the appropriate admissions office. 
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Office of Graduate Admissions

Audition Dates and Registration Information

Woodwinds: Undergraduate* and Graduate** Audition Schedule***

Please note: Pianists are not required for Woodwind auditions. We prefer to hear auditions without piano accompaniment.

Early Decision applicants, please contact Dr. Esther Lamneck to schedule an audition.

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 12-5pm (undergraduate and graduate degree applicants)
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 12-5pm (undergraduate and graduate degree applicants)
Sunday, February 26, 2017
, 12-5pm (undergraduate and graduate degree applicants)

SCHEDULE YOUR AUDITION after you have applied. Music Education majors who play woodwinds should schedule their audition through Music Ed here.

*The last audition date for undergraduate freshman applicants is February 26.

**Note: All fall semester Masters and Advanced Certificate applicants who wish to be considered for talent-based scholarship awards must (1) submit their application materials by January 6 (2) complete their audition by the last weekend of February. U.S. students should also file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by February 1 to be considered for student loans and other school-based scholarships.

For an audition after February 26, 2017, please contact Dr. Esther Lamneck at 212-998-5441, esther.lamneck@nyu.edu

***If you cannot audition in person, you may submit an online audition video via GetAcceptd instructions here.

All submissions for Regular Decision should be received by January 1 or as soon as possible after the submitted application. Early Decision I submissions should be received by November 1, and Early Decision II submissions should be received by January 1.

Note for Prospective Transfer Students:
Though NYU's deadline for Spring transfer admission is November 1 and our deadline for Summer/Fall transfer admission is April 1, we suggest that you submit your Common Application one month in advance. Submitting your Common Application early will leave you more time to schedule an audition by our deadlines above.

Required Repertoire

Please note: accompanists not required nor provided for undergraduate or graduate auditions. Please bring a copy of your resume to the audition.

Undergraduate

Classical performance majors must be ready to perform all of the movements of two complete compositions from different style periods.

Graduate (Advanced Certificate - same requirements as Master's)

Flute:
Master's:
3 complete contrasting works from different style periods. Bring a copy of your resume to the audition.

Ph.D.:
4 complete contrasting works from different style periods Please include at least one contemporary work.
In addition, the doctoral candidate should be prepared to present works which represent his/her areas of specialization.

Oboe:
Master's:
3 complete contrasting works from different style periods. Bring a copy of your resume to the audition.

Ph.D.:
4 complete contrasting works from different style periods Please include at least one contemporary work.
In addition, the doctoral candidate should be prepared to present works which represent his/her areas of specialization.

Clarinet:
Master's:
3 complete contrasting works from different style periods. Bring a copy of your resume to the audition.

Ph.D.:
4 complete contrasting works from different style periods Please include at least one contemporary work.
In addition, the doctoral candidate should be prepared to present works which represent his/her areas of specialization.

Bassoon:
Master's:
3 complete contrasting works from different style periods. Bring a copy of your resume to the audition.

Ph.D.:
4 complete contrasting works from different style periods Please include at least one contemporary work.
In addition, the doctoral candidate should be prepared to present works which represent his/her areas of specialization.

Classical Saxophone:
Master's:
3 complete contrasting works from different style periods. Bring a copy of your resume to the audition.

Ph.D.:
4 complete contrasting works from different style periods Please include at least one contemporary work.

In addition, the doctoral candidate should be prepared to present works which represent his/her areas of specialization.

Doctoral Auditions

Doctoral candidates should contact Dr. Esther Lamneck, Director of Woodwind Studies, for information about auditions and to schedule an audition.