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Recordings and Portfolios

We accept all media through a YouTube or Vimeo link. Carefully read the instructions below on how to submit your recorded audition.

Recorded Audition Specifications

Recordings for 2021 admissions should have no editing done to any of the videos and are due January 5 to be considered for fall admission.

Recorded Audition Requirements

Recorded Auditions must adhere to audition requirements listed for your degree or area as indicated on the audition repertoire website: https://music.asu.edu/admissions/undergraduate-auditionsYou are responsible for reviewing your audition requirements and submitting all required materials for your audition. 

YouTube Guidelines
If you are using YouTube, you must make your link(s) Unlisted (not private) so the faculty can view it. For instructions on how to un-list your YouTube video so it is only accessible to those with a link, please visit this document. You will also need to submit the full YouTube link (not a shortened link).

Tips for Recording
We recommend using an external microphone, such as this inexpensive option: USB mic
Make sure your head, hands and instrument (except vocalists) are clearly visible in your video.

How to Submit your YouTube or Vimeo Link

You have two options to submit links to your video recorded audition.

  1. Add the link to your music application before you submit the application, or
  2. Add the link to your music application after you submit the application and no later than Jan. 5.

Your video recorded audition must adhere to the guidelines by your area listed below. 

Bassoon: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Cello: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Clarinet: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Double Bass: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Euphonium: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Flute: one single video with all pieces performed in succession 
Guitar: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Harp: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Horn: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Jazz: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Music Theatre: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Oboe: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Organ: one single video with all pieces performed in succession and no editing
Percussion: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Piano: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Popular Music: one single video with all pieces performed in succession and no editing
Saxophone: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Trombone: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Trumpet: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Tuba: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Viola: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Violin: multiple videos allowed, no editing
Voice: multiple videos allowed, no editing