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Audition Dates & Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines

December 1 is the application ("received by") deadline for all programs. However, if all audition dates fill before December 1 we reserve the right to close the application earlier (especially Musical Theatre). Please apply as close to November 1 as possible to ensure an audition date.

Arts Administration has a January 2 complete application deadline.

Undergraduate Academic Scholarship Deadline

December 1 is the ("received by") deadline for all academic information (transcripts and test scores) to be considered for academic scholarships from the University of Cincinnati.

Recording Deadlines

Date Deadline
Nov. 25

Voice pre-screening
submitted through

(This does NOT include Musical Theatre. There is no prescreening for Musical Theatre.)

Dec. 1 Pre-screening for all required majors except voice, flute, and graduate clarinet
submitted through
Jan. 2
Flute pre-screening
Graduate clarinet programs pre-screening
submitted through
Feb. 1 Recordings for auditions (for areas where applicable)
submitted through

2019-2020 Audition Dates*


*For individual major audition dates please see pages 9-21 in the 2019-2020 CCM Application Handbook. All dates are subject to change.

Dec. 1 Cincinnati - Musical Theatre Only
Dec. 8 Cincinnati - Musical Theatre Only
Jan. 17-19 Cincinnati - Select majors
Jan. 18-20 New York City Unified Auditions (Musical Theatre all dates, Acting 19-20)
Jan. 24-26 Cincinnati - Select majors
Feb. 2 Cincinnati - Musical Theatre Only
Feb. 4-7 Chicago Unified Auditions (Musical Theatre all dates, Acting 4-5)
Feb. 8-9 Cincinnati - Select majors
Feb. 9 Los Angeles Unified Auditions (Musical Theatre only)
Feb. 7 New York City Ballet

Select programs require a pre-screening recording which must be submitted through by the appropriate deadline (please download the CCM Application Handbook for specific majors).

Audition day meetings:

On our Saturday audition dates in Cincinnati (January 19, 26, and February 9) we will offer the following general meetings:

10:00 am - 11:00 am Parent Welcome (information regarding financial aid, housing, admissions process)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Undergraduate Student Panel (Q&A with current CCM students)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Graduate Student Information Meeting (information regarding financial aid and admissions process)

2:00 pm- 3:00 pm Diversity Fellowship Meeting (Q&A regarding the CSO Diversity Fellowship - graduate string players only)

* CCM 2020-21 Application Handbook (700.0 KB)
Updated July 19, 2019