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Admission and Audition Process:

  1. 28082623320 cebed1ce66 c 2Complete Online Registration HERE, submit audition videos (see breakdown below), teacher information for teacher recommendation and a $75 non-refundable application fee. Please note, the $500 deposit will be due upon admission to the program. 
  2. Once application and fee have been processed and the teacher recommendation has been received, NEMC Registrar, Bethany Niedbala, will email next steps.
  3. All materials will be sent to faculty for review.
  4. Students will be notified on a rolling basis. Deposit due upon admission. 

To inquire, email 

Audition specifications per instrumentation listed below.


Audition Specifications

  1. Auditions must be videos. Please no audio-only submissions.
  2. Please state your full name at the beginning of your audition recording.
  3. Please feel free to use a backing track, metronome or someone else playing a rhythmic accompaniment.

Video 1: All applicants should be prepared to play one dorian scale and one major scale of your choice two octaves up and down.

Video 2: Please follow the directions below.

Please choose from one of the following charts:

  1. Billie’s Bounce
  2. Satin Doll
  3. Blue Bossa
  4. Four

SAXOPHONE (Alto, Tenor, Bari), TRUMPET, TROMBONE (Tenor, Bass)

  1. Play one chorus of the melody
  2. Improvise two choruses
  3. Solo transcription of your choice.

BASS (Upright, Electric), TUBA

  1. Play one chorus of the melody
  2. Walk two choruses
  3. Improvise two choruses


  1. Play the melody
  2. Comp two choruses
  3. Improvise two choruses


  1. Play time for one chorus
  2. Improv one chorus
  3. Provide one chorus of Swing, Latin and Funk/Rock
  4. Vibraphone players, please follow directions for Sax, Trumpet, Bone.  


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