Master of Music in Viola Performance

James Dunham, faculty
Ivo-Jan Van Der Werff, 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.

Required preliminary repertoire is by video submission

  • Two contrasting movements from a Bach solo cello suite or violin solo sonata or partita
  • One movement from a major concerto
  • One movement from a sonata

If you have not heard from us by January 5, 2018, please email us.

Required graduate live audition repertoire

  • A major concerto (two movements minimum)
  • Three movements from a Bach solo cello suite or violin solo sonata or partita
  • One composition of a different style

It is recommended that the Bach and concerto be memorized.

Live auditions will be held on January 29, February 2 and 5, 2018

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

Submit your digital application