BFA Candidates

The Herb Alpert School of Music (HASOM) at CalArts works towards developing the entire artist and focuses on individual pathways. The faculty are interested in seeing and hearing application materials that offer a sense of who you are as an artist. You are required to submit an online portfolio that showcases your work as a creative artist at this point in your life. Applicants from a wide range of backgrounds and interests are encouraged to apply. 

Students enter the school with a declared specialization; select one of the below specializations to learn about their specific portfolio and audition guidelines: