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BM, Instrumental Performance

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

All auditions will be remote for this academic year. Prospective students should submit both their prescreen and audition through GetAcceptd.

Submit your Prescreen Recording

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

Prescreen Submission Deadline

Prescreen recordings are due on December 1, 2020.

Prescreen Requirements

One etude and one complete movement of a sonata or concerto.

You will receive an email notification that your materials have been received. After those materials have been reviewed you will be contacted if additional information is required.

Audition Deadlines

Early Decision I: November 16, 2020
Early Decision II: January 15, 2021
Regular Decision: February 15, 2021

Audition Requirements

Classical performance majors must perform two complete contrasting works of contrasting genres.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kaitlyn Walker at