How to Audition for PhD in Music Performance

How to Audition for PhD in Music Performance

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

Schedule Your Audition

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

Audition Details and Requirements

  • Repertoire: four complete contrasting works from different style periods.
  • In addition, you should be prepared to present works that represent your areas of specialization.
  • Bring a copy of your resume to the audition.
  • Accompanists are not required or provided.
  • Auditions may include sight-reading.