Dates and Locations

All live auditions and interviews are held on the Oberlin campus in Oberlin, OH. Auditions and interviews on campus are conducted by the applied faculty in the specified area of study, and are an excellent way to get to know the faculty, students, campus, and community. Applicants not able to attend an on-campus audition will have the option of submitting a recorded audition.

2021 - 2022 Auditions in Oberlin

Area Available Audition Dates
Voice January 25-29, 2022
Piano January 27-29, 2022; February 19-20, 2022 (international students only)
Organ January 29, 2022
Flute January 26, 27, and 29, 2022
Oboe February 19, 2022
Clarinet January 26, 27, and 29, 2022
Bassoon January 26 and 29, 2022
Horn January 26 and 29, 2022
Trumpet January 26 and 29, 2022
Trombone January 26 and 29, 2022
Tuba January 29, 2022
Percussion January 28-29, 2022
Violin January 27-29, 2022; February 19, 2022 (international students only)
Viola January 27-29, 2022
Cello January 27-29, 2022
Double Bass January 28, 2022; February 18-19, 2022
Harp January 29, 2022
Classical Guitar January 29, 2022
Jazz Studies January 27-29, 2022
Composition January 28-29, 2022
TIMARA February 18-19, 2022
Historical Performance (less Harpsichord) January 29, 2022
Harpsichord February 19, 2022

Conservatory Audition Travel Fund

The Conservatory Audition Travel Fund provides financial assistance for prospective music students who would not otherwise be able to travel to Oberlin for auditions or other activities related to their application for admission to Oberlin Conservatory. If you qualify for a fee waiver or would like to be considered for travel assistance, please email conservatory.admissions@oberlin.edu to request an application for funding.