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BM, Brass Studies

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

2021–2022 UPDATE

While NYU is operating in-person, for the continued safety of all involved, we will hold final spring 2022 auditions via video submission. If invited for a final audition, applicants will be asked to participate in a live Zoom interview. Audio-only recordings will not be accepted for either prescreen or final auditions.

Submit your Prescreen Recording

All prospective students, except for Early Decision I applicants, are required to submit a prescreen video online via GetAcceptd.

Music Education majors who play brass should schedule their audition through the Music Education program.

Prescreen Deadlines

Early Decision II

January 1, 2022: Final deadline

Regular Decision

January 1, 2022: Final deadline

Prescreen Requirements

One etude, one complete movement of a sonata, and one orchestral excerpt.

Please note, it is not mandatory to have an accompanist for either the prescreen or the final video audition.

Early Decision I

No prescreen is required for EDI applicants.

Monday, November 15, 2021: Final EDI recorded video auditions due
Week of November 15, 2021: EDI Zoom interviews or live Zoom auditions

Early Decision II

Invitations for final audition/interviews will be sent out no later than January 10, 2022.

Monday, January 17, 2022: Final EDII recorded video auditions due
Week of January 17, 2022: EDII Zoom interviews or live Zoom auditions

Regular Decision

Invitations for final audition/interviews will be sent out no later than January 10, 2022.

Saturday, February 19, 2022: Final regular decision recorded video auditions due
Week of February 21, 2022: Regular decision Zoom interviews or live Zoom auditions

Additional Notes

  • Please be aware that follow-up auditions and interviews are only requested if the faculty would like more information on an applicant that would warrant a callback. Not being asked to interview does not mean that you have been rejected from NYU.
  • 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.

Audition Requirements

Two contrasting études, one solo, and two orchestral excerpts.

Contact Director of Brass Studies Wayne du Maine at with any questions.