Prescreen Auditions

Prescreening applies ONLY to undergraduate Jazz Studies (including Drumset) and Vocal Arts applicants, including:

  • Incoming Freshman
  • Incoming Transfer
  • Current UCI students seeking to change their major to Music or add Music as a second major


Prescreen Audition Process

  1. View Repertoire Requirements
    1. Jazz Studies
    2. Jazz Drumset
    3. Vocal Arts
  2. Submit your prescreen audition by January 15th at 11:59 PM (PST)
  3. Interviews take place at the end of January
  4. Applicants who pass the prescreen will be contacted with an assigned interview day/time
  5. Applicants who do not pass the prescreen will be contacted with an explanation of available options to continue your pursuit of admission to UCI


Tips for Undergraduate Audition Videos

  • Perform ONLY repertoire which meets the stated requirements
  • Please clearly state your name and the repertoire you will be performing at the start of each video
  • Please dress appropriately for your audition performance (as you would for an in-person audition)
  • Please ensure your links work before submitting. We do not troubleshoot broken links.


Submit a Prescreen Audition - The deadline to submit prescreen auditions is January 15th, 2021. The submission period is now closed.


Music Department Student/Parent Orientation

Welcome and Overview of the Music Department and Claire Trevor School of the Arts.

Please join us on January 27th at 5:00 PM (PST) for a remote presentation over Zoom, with question and answer session led by Dr. Stephen Tucker, Music Department Chair, and Amy Kim, Director of Student Affairs for the Claire Trevor School of the Arts.

Registration is required. Register Here!