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Audition Information

In order to be admitted to the Department of Music, and to be considered for scholarship awards as a Music major, Music minor, or non-major participant, we invite all prospective students to audition for Drake Music faculty. 

Audition Days

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  • February 3, 2023 - Audition Day
  • February 10, 2023 - Audition Day

Individual Online Music Audition Signup

If you are unable to attend one of these audition dates due to travel (i.e. you live more than 250 miles from Drake) or due to time conflicts, you may complete your individual online audition by following these two steps:

Step 1:  Complete the Individual Online Music Audition Signup

Step 2:  Upload your submission to the website (for Individual auditions ONLY).

Auditions for scholarship consideration should be completed no later than February 17, 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact the Drake Music Office at 515-271-3975 or email

Audition Requirements

Required Recommendation Forms

Teacher Recommendation Form

Principal/Counselor Recommendation Form

Acceptd Portal

All applicants must use the Acceptd portal for individual auditions or register for a February in-person date.  There is a $30 application fee to use the Acceptd portal.  

Whether live or recorded, your audition for the Drake University Department of Music serves both as your audition for entrance to the department (whether as a major, minor, or non-major participant), and as your audition for scholarship awards. We are eager to meet you and to hear your audition, and look forward to our upcoming interactions!


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