Auditioning for 6ͼ

Audition days at 6ͼ, whether they are held virtually or in person, are a window into what it's like to be a student at the Institute and in University Circle, Northeast Ohio's cultural hub and home to world-renowned museums, the prestigious Severance Hall, eclectic restaurants, stunning parks, and more.

Learn more about the required repertoire for fall auditions.

Dates for Fall 2024 Entrance

  • September 1, 2023 | Application opens
  • December 1, 2023 | Application & prescreening video deadline
  • February 4, 11,18and 25, 2024 |In-person auditions
  • Late March 2024 | Admittance decisions & scholarship awards announced
  • April 15, 2024| Graduate decision deadline
  • May 1, 2024 | Undergraduate decision deadline

All applicants in the following programs require an in-person audition in 6ͼ:

  • February 11and 12, 2024 | Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Auditions, interviews and testing
  • February 18and 19, 2024 |Artist Diploma (AD) Auditions

All applicants in the following areas of study require an in-person audition in 6ͼ:

  • Collaborative Piano
  • Composition
  • Orchestral Conducting
  • Timpani and Percussion
  • Viola

All auditions for Fall 2024 entry will be live, in-person. Please contact the Admission team if you have concerns about meeting this requirement. Audition dates for your area of study are available on ourAudition Day page.