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Fine Arts 2019–2020 Auditions

Welcome to our Live Audition Registration Page! Thank you for your interest in auditioning/interviewing for a Fine Arts Division program at Pepperdine University.

 

Auditions, in addition to completing the Interfolio Application are required for all prospective music majors, music minors, non-music majors who wish to perform in an ensemble or to receive scholarship, and theatre majors. These live auditions are assessed by members of the faculty.

Audition, Interview, and Portfolio Review Dates: 2019-2020

If the audition day is full, please email fineartsrecruit@pepperdine.edu to be added to the waitlist. 

Saturday November 16, 2019 (Early Action and Transfer Applicants) 

Registration for this audition day will close on November 1, 2019 at 5:00 pm. Audition times will be confirmed with each applicant individually after registration has closed. 

    • Theatre: Acting, Directing, Media Production
    • Theatre: Production/Design (Interview)
    • Theatre-Music
    • Instrumental (e.g., violin, cello, French horn, etc.)
    • Guitar
    • Piano
    • Vocal
    • Art Portfolio Review
      • NOTE: Art Portfolio Reviews are not required of Art applicants; however, it is strongly encouraged for students interested in studying Art at Pepperdine.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Registration for this audition day will close on January 3, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Audition times will be confirmed with each applicant individually after registration has closed.

    • Theatre: Acting, Directing, Media Production
    • Theatre-Music
    • Instrumental (e.g., violin, cello, French horn, etc.)
    • Guitar
    • Piano
    • Vocal

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Registration for this audition day will close on January 10, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Audition times will be confirmed with each applicant individually after registration has closed.

    • Theatre: Acting, Directing, Media Production
    • Theatre: Production/Design (Interview)
    • Theatre-Music
    • Instrumental (e.g., violin, cello, French horn, etc.)
    • Guitar
    • Piano
    • Vocal

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Registration for this audition day will close on January 17, 2020 at 5:00 pm. Audition times will be confirmed with each applicant individually after registration has closed.

    • Theatre: Acting, Directing, Media Production
      • NOTE: There will not be Theatre-Music auditions on this date. 
    • Instrumental (e.g., violin, cello, French horn, etc.)
      • NOTE: There will not be Guitar, Piano, or Vocal auditions on this date. 

If you would like to be considered for more than one program in the music major, please email the Fine Arts Recruitment office or call 310.506.4111 to let us know. You will be instructed on how to sign up for an additional audition or upload additional materials to SlideRoom 

Audition Day

Registration will close two weeks prior to each Audition Day at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Auditions that are not confirmed either via email or phone within 48 hours prior to the Audition Day will be canceled

All Music and Theatre-Music prospective students will be required to complete the Music Fundamentals & Skills Assessment while they are on campus for their live audition.

An accompanist will be provided for Theatre-Music and Vocal auditions. Students must bring their own sheet music. 

Theatre (Acting, Directing, or Media Production) students who wish to sing during their audition must bring their own accompaniment track on a CD or her/his phone; an accompanist will not be provided. We will have both a CD player and Bluetooth speaker available for students to use. 

As you plan your visit, it is strongly encouraged that students allot the entire day for the audition, the Music Fundamentals & Skills Assessment (if applicable), and for other events scheduled for the Audition Day. 

We offer the option for prospective students to have lunch with our Music faculty on each Audition Day.

When you're ready to schedule your audition/interview/portfolio review, click on the orange "Register" button above. 

We look forward to meeting you!