Audition and Interview Dates

Berklee Audition and Interview Locations

Audition and Interview Invitations and Policies

  • Applicants will be invited to their audition and interview via the Admissions portal at apply.berklee.edu approximately one week from the submission of Section 1 of the online application.
  • Due to the demand in certain cities, applicants may be scheduled for their audition and interview in Boston.
  • Upon receipt of your audition site, you must confirm your audition immediately or your space will be given to another qualified applicant.
  • Due to rental limitations, orchestral percussion principals are required to audition and interview in Boston.

Special note for international applicants auditioning in Boston: If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S., you may need to first obtain a temporary visitor visa to enter the U.S. Please check with the U.S. Embassy in your area for more details on applying for a visa, including processing timelines. Please be advised not to seek a student visa to participate in an audition as this type of visa is only issued to accepted applicants.

A message to our fall (September) applicants: When selecting audition location preferences in the fields below, applicants interested in applying for fall (September) early action must choose locations marked with an asterisk (*) to ensure they are able to complete their audition and interview in time for a January 31 notification date.  All locations, including those marked with an asterisk (*), may be selected for our regular action March 31 notification date.

Audition and Interview Dates

Boston, Massachusetts *

Audition Dates
November 19, 2016
December 3, 2016
December 10, 2016
January 28, 2017
February 18, 2017
February 25, 2017
March 4, 2017

Online *

More information and requirements.

AUDITION DATEs
November 4, 2016
December 16, 2016

Africa

Nairobi, Kenya

AUDITION DATES
TBD

Asia

Beijing, China *

Audition Dates
December 3, 2016
December 4, 2016

Chengdu, China *

 

AUDITION DATES
December 10, 2016
December 11, 2016
 

Chennai, India

Audition Dates
New dates coming soon

Hamamatsu, Japan

Audition Dates
February 17, 2017
February 18, 2017
February 19, 2017

Hong Kong

Audition Dates
February 20, 2017
February 21, 2017
February 22, 2017

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

International College of Music (ICOM)

Audition Dates
June 6, 2016
June 7, 2016
June 8, 2016

Mumbai, India

Audition Dates
January 24, 2017
January 25, 2017

New Delhi, India

Audition Dates
January 28, 2017
January 29, 2017

Seoul, South Korea *

Seoul Jazz Academy

Audition Dates
November 2, 2016
November 3, 2016
November 4, 2016
November 5, 2016

Shanghai, China *

Audition Dates
December 6, 2016
December 7, 2016

Singapore, Republic of Singapore

Audition Dates
February 25, 2017
February 26, 2017

Taipei, Taiwan *

Audition Dates
November 8, 2016
November 9, 2016
November 10, 2016

Tel Aviv, Israel *

Rimon School of Music

Audition Dates
December 15, 2016
December 16, 2016

Australia

Sydney

Audition Dates
June 30, 2016
July 1, 2016

Europe

Athens, Greece

Philippos Nakas Conservatory

Audition Dates
New dates coming soon

Barcelona, Spain

L'AULA de Música Moderna i Jazz‚ Conservatori Liceu

Audition Dates
New dates coming soon

Dublin, Ireland

Newpark Music Centre

Audition Dates
New dates coming soon

Freiburg, Germany (proctored online)

Audition Dates
New dates coming soon

London, England

Audition Dates
February 20, 2017
February 21, 2017
February 22, 2017

Munich, Germany *

AUDITION DATES
November 19, 2016
November 20, 2016
February 11, 2017
February 12, 2017

Paris, France *

Audition Dates
February 2, 2017
February 3, 2017
February 4, 2017

Stockholm, Sweden

 

AUDITION DATES
February 11, 2017
February 12, 2017
 

Valencia, Spain *

Audition Dates
December 2, 2016
December 3, 2016
February 24, 2017
February 25, 2017

Central America

Panama City, Panama

Audition Dates
January 11, 2017

North America

Atlanta, Georgia 

Audition Dates
February 4, 2017
February 5, 2017
February 6, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland

Audition Dates
February 25, 2017
February 26, 2017
February 27, 2017
February 28, 2017

Carolina, Puerto Rico

AUDITION DATES
May 26, 2016
May 27, 2016
May 28, 2016

Chicago, Illinois *

Audition Dates
November 18, 2016
November 19, 2016
November 20, 2016
February 11, 2017
February 12, 2017
February 13, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio

Audition Dates
February 10, 2017
February 11, 2017
February 12, 2017

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

Audition Dates
November 30, 2016
February 19, 2017
February 20, 2017

Denver, Colorado

Audition Dates
February 11, 2017
February 12, 2017

Houston, Texas

Audition Dates
December 2, 2016
January 27, 2017

Los Angeles, California *

Audition Dates
November 17, 2016
November 18, 2016
November 19, 2016
November 20, 2016
January 27, 2017
January 28, 2017
January 29, 2017
January 30, 2017
February 17, 2017
February 18, 2017
February 19, 2017

Memphis, Tennessee

Audition Dates
February 11, 2017

Mexico City, Mexico

Audition Dates
February 22, 2017
February 23, 2017

Miami, Florida *

Audition Dates
December 3, 2016
December 4, 2016
January 28, 2017
January 29, 2017

Monterrey, Mexico

Audition Dates
February 20, 2017
February 21, 2017

Nashville, Tennessee

Audition Dates
February 9, 2017

New Orleans, Louisiana

Audition Dates
January 29, 2017

New York, New York

Audition Dates
February 17, 2017
February 18, 2017
February 19, 2017
February 20, 2017

Orlando, Florida *

Audition Dates
November 30, 2016
December 1, 2016

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Audition Dates
February 25, 2017
February 26, 2017
February 27, 2017

San Antonio, Texas

Audition Dates
February 17, 2017

San Francisco, California

Audition Dates
February 21, 2017
February 22, 2017
February 23, 2017
February 24, 2017

San Juan, Puerto Rico *

Audition Dates
November 19, 2016

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Audition Dates
New dates coming soon

Seattle, Washington *

AUDITION DATES
December 5, 2016
December 6, 2016
February 23, 2017
February 24, 2017

Tempe, Arizona

Audition Dates
February 14, 2017

Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

Audition Dates
February 25, 2017
February 26, 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)

Audition Dates
February 26, 2017

South America

Bogotá, Colombia

Audition Dates
February 1, 2017
February 2, 2017

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Escuela de Música Contemporánea (EMC)

Audition Dates
March 29, 2017
March 30, 2017

Lima, Peru *

AUDITION DATES
August 7, 2016

Quito, Ecuador (proctored online) *

Instituto de Música Contemporánea

Audition Dates
October 20, 2016
October 21, 2016

São Paulo, Brazil *

Conservatorio Souza Lima

Audition Dates
January 30, 2017
January 31, 2017

Santiago, Chile

AUDITION DATES
April 3, 2017
April 4, 2017

Questions? Please contact us at:

Email: auditions@berklee.edu

Phone: 800-BERKLEE or 617-747-2579