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, 2013 (Early Review) (Jazz Studies auditions on Friday, December 5)

February 7, 2014

February 14, 2014 (Jazz Studies auditions on Friday, February 13)

February 21, 2014

February 28, 2014 (Jazz Studies auditions on Friday, February 27)

2015 Regional Auditions in the United States*

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

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

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

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

Dates TBD
4001 Stanford, Houston, TX 77006

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

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

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

Dates TBD
Baroque Chamber Hall
Contact: Kim, Jihyun (

Dates TBD
Forum Auditorium, #4 Lane 187, Ming-Tsou Road 
Contact: Crystal Lin (
or FAX 02/2591-5535

Hong Kong 
Dates TBD
Tommy Lee Foundation, TIN HAU 13/F, Park Commercial Centre, 180 
Tung Lo Wan Road
Contact: Jo Faulmann (

Dates TBD
School of the Arts (SOTA) 1 Zubir Said Drive
Contact: Dixie DeSouza (

Dates TBD
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, Ithaca, Manhattan School of Music, and Peabody.  Students auditioning regionally in China may also be considered for admission at these other schools, upon submission of an application.

Dates TBD
The Music School attached to Xinghai Conservatory of Music

Dates TBD
East China Normal University, main campus

Dates TBD
China Conservatory of Music

Contact Info: Vanessa Liu
Tel: +86-151 010 22511
Contact: 北京市朝阳区望京街合生麒麟社1号楼1203室  100102

Ms. Liu 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

Did You Know

The Oberlin College Conservatory of Music in 1921 established America's first four-year college degree program in music education.