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.
Good audio quality helps the faculty make an accurate assessment of your playing. The faculty would prefer a recording which does not have compressed dynamics. Try if possible, to set your recording levels manually. Please set the automatic volume to the "off" position.
» Prepare 45 minutes of memorized music to include three of the following four style periods: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Impressionist/Contemporary
» If possible, include a major work or Prelude and Fugue by Bach and an entire sonata by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, or Schubert
» Three contrasting styles should be represented; solo works are required
» Scales and arpeggios will not be required
Any questions regarding your application can be directed to Phyllis Smith.