College Audition Preparation

College Audition Preparation


Check-in: Sunday, July 23, 2:00-4:00pm
Check-out: Saturday, July 29, 10:00-12:00 noon

Check in and check out at Spruce Hall Residence Center on the Indiana University Campus

1801 East Jones Ave.  Bloomington,  IN  47406

Click here for an example of a daily schedule for male and female voice students.

Click here for an example of a daily schedule for instrumental students.

Click here for an example of a daily schedule for composition students.

CAP Tips 2017

Here is a list of things to keep in mind as you pack for the College Audition Preparation Workshop.

Bring the following items with you:

  • Your instrument(s), mutes, and reeds;
  • Your music, including music to work on for the mock audition, any etudes, scales books, and any new pieces you intend to work on during the week;
  • A notebook and pen/pencils;
  • A metronome;
  • A notebook of music manuscript paper for theory classes;
  • Casual wear for most activities:
  • Shorts
  • Jeans
  • T-shirts
  • 2 pairs of casual shoes;
  • Dress clothes for concerts
  • Girls:  dress and/or skirt and/ or dress pants, blouses, dress shoes
  • Boys:  slacks and button shirts, dark shoes;
  • Lightweight jacket, sweater or sweatshirt (practice rooms are sometimes cool);
  • Raincoat or umbrella;
  • Nightwear, bathrobe, slippers (bathroom is down the hall);
  • Personal toiletries;
  • A camera;
  • Spending money for snacks, music, etc.  

Some Tips:

  • Do not bring large sums of cash.  Local stores will not accept or cash out-of-town personal checks.
  • Bed linens, towels, and a pillow are provided.
  • Label everything including instruments, music, notebooks, and clothing.  Make a list of what you bring.
  • Don’t leave your possessions unattended anywhere.  Things can disappear.

Some Reminders:

  • Students are expected to attend all classes, lessons, practice periods, and concerts.
  • Students are expected to behave courteously and responsibly at all times.
  • Students are expected to enjoy their time and learn a lot about playing their instrument well!