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Undergraduate

The following Undergraduate applicants cannot audition by recording:

  • Applicants who live within 300 miles to the west or 150 miles to the north or south.
  • Pianists (Classical)
  • Flutists
  • Harpsichordists
  • Percussionists

Note: International applicants in any area (including those listed above) who are not able to travel to Peabody due to visa or other travel restrictions will be permitted to submit a video recording as part of their application. In such cases, if an interview is required for your area of interest, we will arrange a virtual interview with the faculty. Please write to admissions at peabodyadmissions@jhu.edu to let them know if these circumstances apply to you.

Graduate

The following Graduate applicants cannot audition by recording:

  • Applicants living in the contiguous 48 states
  • Pianists (Classical)
  • Flutists
  • Harpsichordists
  • Percussionists
  • Conductors
  • Music Education applicants
  • Applicants to the Pedagogy program
  • Applicants for Graduate Assistantships
  • DMA applicants
  • AD applicants

Note: International applicants in any area (including those listed above) who are not able to travel to Peabody due to visa or other travel restrictions will be permitted to submit a video recording as part of their application. In such cases, if an interview is required for your area of interest, we will arrange a virtual interview with the faculty. Please write to admissions at peabodyadmissions@jhu.edu to let them know if these circumstances apply to you.

Special instructions for uploading your audition video

If you choose to audition by recording, you will not hear from us until December 15th for early decision or April 1st for regular admission when the decisions are released.  Audition recordings must be video. Selections must be performed without editing.   

If you submit a recording for the regular admissions period, you must still submit your application by the December 1st deadline, but you will be allowed to upload your recorded audition to your status page any time before February 1st. Early decision applicants must submit a recording by the November 1st deadline.

For late applicants, please submit your recorded audition by the April 15th deadline.