Welcome to the Admission page for the Bard College Conservatory of Music.
Each of our seven programs of study has its own application instructions, deadlines, and audition requirements. Please click on the name of the program below to view specific admission information.Upcoming Application Deadlines*:
: January 1Graduate Vocal Arts Program
: December 15Advanced Professional Studies Program
: January 1Post Graduate Collaborative Piano Fellowship
: January 1Graduate Conducting Program
: February 15Conducting Institute
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(To apply to the Conductors Institute click here
Asia Audition Dates Announced
Bard Conservatory will be holding auditions in Asia for instrumentalists applying to the undergraduate and Advanced Performance Studies programs at the following dates and locations:
- Taipei - January 11
- Beijing - January 13
- Shanghai - January 15
- Seoul - January 18
For more details and to request an audition time please email Bard's Asian Admissions Representative, Shawn Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*In certain circumstances late applications may be accepted. Please email email@example.com for more information about the possibility of submitting a late application.
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