On the day of your audition, you will meet with different groups of faculty. We are interested in learning about your prior musical experiences as well as your academic and professional ambitions. You will also be given a series of Aural Skills and Music Theory Assessments. These are one-on-one evaluations of basic musicianship skills including:
- Reading treble and bass clef, time and key signatures
- Singing a simple song, unaccompanied (e.g., My Country ‘Tis of Thee)
- Melodic and rhythmic memory
Students with advanced music theory knowledge will be given opportunities for advanced placement at a later point in the matriculation process.
Remember that the Audition process begins with your application to the College. When the Department of Music is notified of your application to the College, we will send you an email from firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line: TCNJ Audition.
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