Dates and DeadlinesApplication Deadline: December 1*
Financial Aid Application Deadline: March 1
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Live Audition Dates:
Applicants invited for a live audition, following pre-screening review, will be notified by December 15.
Saturday, February 23 - Auditions at the Bard College campus
Saturday, March 2 - Auditions at Opera America in New York City
International students for whom travel to the live auditions is a hardship may submit a video in lieu of a live audition. However, international applicants are strongly encouraged to audition in person if possible.
(*Late applications will be considered if space permits.)
For inquiries, please contact Conservatory Admissions Office:
Mailing address for academic transcripts:
Bard College Conservatory of Music
30 Campus Road, PO Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000
Contact us to plan a visit to the Conservatory.
Prospective students are welcome to arrange lessons with the VAP voice teachers as part of their decision-making process. The VAP faculty is happy to try to make such arrangements, if their schedules allow. Please contact the Conservatory Admissions Staff for more information.