College Prep Program Auditions

How to Apply

 1. Register and enroll New Student or enroll Existing PCM Student
2. Complete Google Form
3. Schedule Audition (link sent via email)
4. Complete Theory Assessment before audition
5. Audition at PCM Main Campus

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Step 1: Register and Enroll

Step 3: Schedule Audition

Step 4: Complete Theory Assessment

Step 5: Audition at PCM Main

During your audition, you will:

• Perform two contrasting pieces/songs
• Sight read music to the best of your ability
• Ask questions and answer questions

What to bring to the audition: 

• Your instrument
• Two prepared pieces
• Your most recent report card
• Any questions you may have

Guitarists and bass players, please bring an instrument cable.

Where? Auditions happen at the PCM Main Campus. Auditions dates coincide with school semesters, unless otherwise stated by the College Prep Program Manager. Please arrive at least 15 min. before your scheduled audition time.

What happens after the audition? You will be notified of acceptance in late August via email. Your student will be placed in a theory class and ensemble based on knowledge, skill, and instrumentation.  Rehearsals may happen during the week or on Saturday based on their availability.  Schedules will be determined by the number of students auditioning, and the levels and instrument types that are present. Typical programming runs September – May.

Requirements

100% commitment

Audition, acceptance & participation

Weekly enrichment class such as piano, sight singing, song writing, audio production, music business, audition and interview preparation

Weekly musicianship class (theory/aural perception)

Weekly ensemble

“C” average or above in academics (tutors offered when needed)

Six hours annually of community service