Leone Buyse, faculty
Online Preliminary Submission by December 1, 2017
The green icon labeled “Preliminary Dropbox” at the bottom of this page will lead you to the Rice University portal for Acceptd, an online repository for preliminary audition materials. There is a $24 fee to use this service.
Preliminary submission is by audio or video (video preferred)
If you have not heard from us by January 5, 2018, please email us.
Required graduate live audition repertoire
At least one of the above works should be memorized.
The complete program must be performed with piano with the exception of the unaccompanied works in your program. The Shepherd School will provide a pianist and limited rehearsal time if requested. If the Shepherd School is to provide the pianist, all piano parts must be made available three weeks before the scheduled audition date. The applicant must be prepared to perform all chosen works in their entirety. However, the jury may decide to hear only certain portions.
Live auditions will be held on January 26, 2018.
If the preliminary audition is successful, the applicant will be invited for a live audition before members of the major department.
Any questions regarding your application may be directed to Phyllis Smith.