Auditions for the AIMS Piano Program are recorded video auditions. (There are NO in person piano auditions.)
The deadline for submitting a recorded video audition is March 15. All auditionees will be notified of acceptance by April 1. There is a non-refundable audition fee of $45. (No other money is due until after acceptance.)
AIMS is an intense learning, practicing, performing, competitive experience. Pianists from all countries are welcome to audition for AIMS. Additionally, there are no age limits for AIMS, however, we suggest that students discuss their readiness for AIMS with their teacher.
Video recorded auditions are accepted from November 1 until March 15.
All auditionees will be notified of acceptance by April 1.
What to prepare:
- 1 Solo Work < 5 minutes (may be a movement from a sonata, a character piece, an etude)
- 2 Lieder* with singer
- Optional: You may omit the solo work and prepare a total of 3 Lieder with singer.
*Select works by different composers in contrasting styles, tempi, etc.