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 Accepd, an online repository for preliminary audition materials. ¬†
There is a $24 fee to use this service.
Required preliminary repertoire is by video submission
If you have not heard from us by January 5, 2018, please email us.
Required live audition repertoire
For works that require piano accompaniment, 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 audition date is January 26, 2018
Any questions regarding your application may be directed to Phyllis Smith.