College Audition Preparation

College Audition Preparation


Check-in: Sunday, July 22, 2:00-4:00pm
Check-out: Saturday, July 28, 10:00-12:00 noon

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

125 South Jordan Ave.  Bloomington,  IN  47406

Click here for the daily schedule for male and female voice students.

Click here for the daily schedule for instrumental students.

Click here for the daily schedule for composition students.

CAP Tips 2018

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.  
  • A blanket - Blankets are not provided, and the dorms can sometimes be cold.

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!