It is always preferable to audition in person. This gives the faculty members an opportunity to meet and work with potential students.
However, if travel distance prohibits a campus audition or if there are other extenuating circumstances, please contact the specific studio instructor for permission to send a recorded audition. High quality video recordings are acceptable.
Note 1: the voice faculty only accepts recorded auditions at the pre-screening level.
Note 2: Special instructions apply for recorded piano auditions. Click here for information.
To submit a recorded audition, please follow these steps:
- Complete and submit the online scheduling form. Under “Audition Dates,” click “other.” In the adjacent box, type in “recorded audition.”
- Follow the audition requirements for your instrument as listed.
- Clearly label the recording with your name, instrument, repertoire titles/composers, address, phone number, email address, and Penn State ID #(if applicable). This information may be listed on the case or enclosed on a separate sheet of paper.
- Your recording should arrive no later than one week before the last audition day. Please send it to the address below.
Some faculty members are also willing to accept electronic audition submissions. Please contact the specific studio instructor for permission and instructions.