2023 Audition Guidelines
After submitting an application and portfolio, all Instrumental Arts, Performer-Composer, and VoiceArts applicants may schedule an audition in your choice of location. The audition is a chance for our faculty to get to know you and to ask and answer questions. It is all right to present materials from your portfolio at the audition. It is the responsibility of the applicant to schedule an audition and to complete all of the application requirements.
Live auditions will be hosted in the following locations:
CalArts Campus: Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023
New York City: Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023
Chicago: Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023
Dallas: Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023
Register for Music Auditions
After they are registered, applicants will be contacted with an exact audition time, and more information will be shared with registered applicants prior to the audition.
Jazz, Experimental Pop, Composition & Experimental Sound Practices, Music Technology, and our World Music specializations do not offer live auditions. Some applicants may be contacted for an interview with faculty