Conservatory Admissions

Dates and Locations

Dates and Locations

Auditions are held locally in Oberlin, as well as regional locations around the United States and in Asia.

2014 - 2015 Auditions in Oberlin (sample audition weekend schedule)

December 6, 2014 (Early Review) (Jazz Studies auditions on Friday, December 5)

February 7, 2015

February 14, 2015 (Jazz Studies auditions on Friday, February 13)

February 21, 2015

February 28, 2015 (Jazz Studies auditions on Friday, February 27)

2015 Regional Auditions in the United States*

Atlanta
Dates TBD
Steinway Piano Galleries
5950 North Point Parkway, Suite 130 Alpharetta, GA 30022

Boston
Dates TBD
M. Steinert & Sons
162 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116

Chicago
Dates TBD
Midwest Young Artists
878 Lyster Road, Highwood, IL  60040

Denver
Dates TBD
University Park United Methodist Church
2180 South University, Denver, CO 80210

Houston
Dates TBD
HSPVA
4001 Stanford, Houston, TX 77006

Interlochen
Dates TBD
Interlochen Center for the Arts
4000 M-137 Highway, Interlochen, MI 49643

Los Angeles 
Dates TBD
The Colburn School
200 South Grand, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Minneapolis
Dates TBD
Schmitt Music at Southdale Square
2906 66th Street West, Richfield, MN 55423

New York City
Dates TBD
Steinway Hall
109 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019

San Francisco
Dates TBD
San Francisco Conservatory
50 Oak St., San Francisco, CA 94102

Seattle
Dates TBD
University Unitarian Church
6556 35th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Washington, DC
Dates TBD
Steinway Piano Gallery
11611 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852

*Note: regional auditions are not offered in harp, classical percussion, jazz percussion, TIMARA, Composition, and organ.

 

2014 Auditions in Asia

Seoul
Sunday, October 5
Baroque Chamber Hall
Contact: Kim, Jihyun (khjyun5210@gmail.com)

Taipei  
Tuesday, October 7 - Thursday, October 9
Forum Auditorium, #4 Lane 187, Ming-Tsou Road 
Contact: Crystal Lin (crystallin@mustorum.com.tw)
or FAX 02/2591-5535

Hong Kong 
Friday, October 10
Tommy Lee Foundation, TIN HAU 13/F, Park Commercial Centre, 180 
Tung Lo Wan Road
Contact: Jo Faulmann (jfaulmann@mac.com)

Singapore  
Monday, October 13 - Tuesday, October 14
School of the Arts (SOTA) 1 Zubir Said Drive
Contact: Dixie DeSouza (dixie.m.desouza@gmail.com)

Bangkok 
Friday, October 17
Yamaha School
Emporium Department Store, Sukhumvit 24
Contact: Damrih Bannawittayakit (damrihoboe@gmail.com)

More information on the USA Music Schools Asian Auditions Above

Oberlin Conservatory of Music Hosted Auditions In China

Please note: For preferred consideration regarding Oberlin admission and scholarship, we highly recommend that applicants who live within 1000 miles of the regional audition sites in China attend one of these sites and audition live.  These auditions will include Admissions Directors from Oberlin Conservatory, Boston University, San Francisco Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, and Peabody Institute.  Students auditioning regionally in China may also be considered for admission at these other schools, upon submission of each school's application. See the individual school's website for further information on application requirements.

Guangzhou
Sunday, October 19 - Monday, October 20
The Music School attached to Xinghai Conservatory of Music

Sichuan
Wednesday, October 22 - Thursday, October 23
Sichuan Conservatory of Music

Shanghai
Saturday, October 25 - Sunday, October 26
East China Normal University, main campus

Beijing
Wednesday, October 29 - Saturday, November 1
China Conservatory of Music

Contact Info:
Ms. Li: +86-13161851078
Mr. Lu: +86-13261179529

Address: 北京市朝阳区望京望京街合生麒麟社1号楼1203室
zip code: 100102

E-mail: oberlinapply@163.com or chinaaudition@163.com

Ms. Li and Mr. Lu will also be able to answer questions regarding your audition.

Please download application forms from: www.usaschoolsofmusic.org

More information on Oberlin Conservatory of Music Hosted Auditions in China