St. Bonaventure University


Music auditions

Admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Music program is conditional upon a successful live audition evaluated by members of the music faculty. The audition will consist of a performance of at least 10 minutes’ length on the student’s major instrument or voice, showing a grasp of a variety of styles.

Candidates should contact the Department of Visual and Performing Arts for specific requirements for individual instruments and voice. Candidates who live more than 150 miles from St. Bonaventure University may upload a video to an unedited recent performance to his/her SBU Student Status page.

Schedule an audition

Dates for the next audition sessions are:

  • Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020
  • Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020

Auditions will be held between 1–4 p.m. in Room 211 of the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.

To schedule an audition date and time, complete and submit our ONLINE AUDITION FORM no later than two weeks prior to your preferred audition date.

Music talent scholarships available

A limited number of music talent scholarships are available to exceptionally talented students. For more information, please contact the Music Program Chair, Dr. Les Sabina: Send an Email.