The deadline for both applications is January 1.
Important Dates and Deadlines
- January 1: Both applications and all materials for first-year applicants are due.
- Mid-January: Prescreening notifications will be emailed to all applicants.
- End of February, beginning of March: Final auditions are held at Bard College.*
- Mid-March: Final admissions decisions and financial aid packages will be released.
- May 1: Enrollment deadline
Bard Conservatory offers a bachelor of music degree in performance or composition. Through our US-China Music Institute in partnership with the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, we offer training in traditional Chinese instruments.
Beginning in fall 2021, the Conservatory will offer classical vocal performance at the undergraduate level.