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)

Please note: Certain on-campus audition dates may not be available for some instruments and/or areas of study. These will be indicated in the audition requirements section for that area.

2015 Regional Auditions in the United States*

February 9, 2015
Steinway Piano Galleries
5950 North Point Parkway, Suite 130 Alpharetta, GA 30022

January 29-30, 2015
M. Steinert & Sons
162 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116

January 20, 2015
Midwest Young Artists
878 Lyster Road, Highwood, IL  60040

January 15, 2015
University Park United Methodist Church
2180 South University, Denver, CO 80210

February 10-11, 2015
4001 Stanford, Houston, TX 77006

January 24-25, 2015
Interlochen Center for the Arts
4000 M-137 Highway, Interlochen, MI 49643

Los Angeles 
January 5-7, 2015
The Colburn School
200 South Grand, Los Angeles, CA 90012

January 22, 2015
Schmitt Music at Southdale Square
2906 66th Street West, Richfield, MN 55423

New York City
February 2-6, 2015
The National Opera Center
330 Seventh Ave (and 29th St), New York, NY 10001

San Francisco
January 9 and 11, 2015
San Francisco Conservatory
50 Oak St., San Francisco, CA 94102

January 13, 2015
University Unitarian Church
6556 35th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Washington, DC
January 27-28, 2015
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

Sunday, October 5
Cosmos Hall
서울시 서초구 서초동 1461-9,
코스모스 악기,  8층 코스모스 홀
Contact: Kim, Jihyun (

Tuesday, October 7 - Thursday, October 9
Forum Auditorium, #4 Lane 187, Ming-Tsou Road 
Contact: Vivian (
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 (

Monday, October 13 - Tuesday, October 14
Yamaha Music School
6 Raffles Boulevard #03-321 Marina Square
Singapore 039594
Contact: Dixie DeSouza (

Friday, October 17
Yamaha School
Emporium Department Store, Sukhumvit 24
Contact: Damrih Bannawittayakit (

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.

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

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

Saturday, October 25 - Sunday, October 26
Tongji University

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: or

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

Please download application forms from:

More information on Oberlin Conservatory of Music Hosted Auditions in China