How to Audition for BM in Brass Studies

How to Audition for BM in Brass Studies

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

Schedule Your Audition

Schedule an audition in New York City.

Schedule an audition in Michigan, Texas, or South Florida.

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

If you are applying for undergraduate early decision or require an audition after February 17, 2019, contact Wayne du Maine, Director of Brass Studies, at

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

Please note:

  • Early Decision I video submissions should be received by November 1, and Early Decision II video submissions should be received by January 1.
  • 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 early will leave you more time to schedule an audition.

Audition Dates

New York City

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Sunday, February 17, 2019


Interlochen, Michigan: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Houston, Texas: Monday, February 11, 2019
West Palm Beach, Florida: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Audition Details and Requirements

  • Accompanists are not required or provided.
  • Auditions may include sight-reading.
  • Prepare two contrasting études, one solo, and at least two orchestral excerpts.