How to Audition for MA in Music Therapy

How to Audition for MA in Music Therapy

All prospective students must apply for admission to NYU Steinhardt before scheduling an audition. Apply for master’s study.

Audition Date

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Audition Details and Requirements

  • Candidates should prepare to play their major instrument, piano, and guitar.
  • Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their technical ability, expressive range, and familiarity with different musical styles with each of these instruments.
  • Ability to sight read, improvise, and play by ear are all evaluated during the audition.
  • Candidates will also be asked to sing and accompany themselves on a harmonic instrument.

The interview portion will involve discussion of your:

  • Educational and professional background
  • Professional or volunteer experience with client populations
  • Knowledge about the profession of music therapy
  • Readiness for advanced music therapy training