Audition Information

2021-2022 Audition Dates

  • January 21st, 2022
  • February 4th, 2022
  • March 11th, 2022

If you have questions, please contact the Department of Music & Performing Arts, at 585.594.6101 or music@roberts.edu.

We look forward to meeting you!

Audition Steps

Submit an Application to the College

Submit an Audition Request Form

On this form, you will select the date of your choice for when you would like to come for an in-person audition. 

Fill out Form

Prepare Your Repertoire

Please consult this page for a list of our repertoire requirments. All music therapy candidates are required to audition on an instrument of choice, and will attend an individual interview during their audition day.

An accompanist will be provided for all vocal auditions.

Post Audition: Scholarships

  • All students who are accepted to the music department receive generous scholarships from the Department of Music and Performing Arts
  • Students who participate in an audition day before March 12th, 2022, will be considered for one of two full-tuition scholarships.

Commonly Asked Questions

When can I audition?

See audition dates listed above. Fill out the online audition application to let us know when you're coming!

What are the audition requirements?

You can find them here. An accompanist will be provided for all vocal auditions. All other instruments will need to provide their own accompaniment.

Are there music scholarships available?

Yes! There are two full-tuition music scholarships available this year. In order to be eligible, please audition during on of our first two in-person audition days. The full tuition scholarships will be awarded by April 1, 2022.

Other music scholarships are available up to $6,000 per year. These will be available equally on each audition day.

Music scholarships are only a part of the student financial package.

When will I find out about my scholarship once I've auditioned?

We send out scholarship letters within two weeks from your audition date.

Is there a music theory test during the auditioning process?

Yes. There are short music theory and aural skills assessments to help determine your strengths and weaknesses.

Should I audition on more than one instrument?

If you are undecided about your performance area, you may audition on more than one instrument.

What should I wear to my audition?

Please dress nicely. You want to look and feel professional.