Monroe Community College - State University of New York

Auditions for the MU01 Music Major at MCC

The Music Performance program follows a strategic sequence of coursework that begins only in the fall after passing the audition process. Auditions must be received by August 10. There are no spring auditions into the program.

Two major scholarships are available for incoming first year music majors. Please email one of the music professors listed below if you are interested in applying.

Fill out the form below and attach your videos.

  • Submit video files (live and unedited) of two contrasting pieces from the standard repertoire (no pop or original tunes). As an alternative, you may audition live.
  • Vocalist must be accompanied.
  • Percussionist must play one snare drum exercise. You must also show at least two of the following four different grooves on drum set: 1) swing, 2) funk, 3) shuffle, and 4) Latin. If you play marimba, please submit a short marimba piece as well.
  • Guitarist must play acoustic or undistorted electric.
  • State your name, title of the piece, and composer at the beginning of each video file. High quality video accepted, cell phone video quality is preferred. One to two-minute excerpts of each piece is acceptable.

Live auditions for Fall 2013 are 9am-12pm on Tuesday, June 25, in room 12-126.

Please call 292-2047 to schedule a time slot.

For questions, contact:
Dr. Roland Fisher, Voice at
Prof. John Nyerges, Instrumental at
Dr. David Shaw, Theory/History at
Pat Barnes, VaPA secretary at
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