Doctor of Musical Arts in Organ Performance

Ken Cowan, faculty

Online Preliminary Submission by December 1, 2016

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.

Submission should be a video including memorized performances of the following repertoire: A major work by J. S. Bach and two additional contrasting works.
Live audition requirements approximately 45-60 minutes in duration

Candidates are required to perform a memorized program for the committee, including a major work by J.S. Bach. Additional selections should demonstrate contrasting styles as well as both lyric and virtuoso playing.

DMA audition dates are January 23 and 24 or February 12 and 13, 2017*

Any questions regarding your application can be directed to Phyllis Smith.

* A practice session on the organ and your diagnostic tests will be scheduled on the first day and your audition will be scheduled on the second day. You are welcome to attend classes and recitals while you are here.

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