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The College Audition Prep Day at the DePauw University School of Music assists high school musicians in preparing for their college auditions and interviews through master classes, workshops and interview preparation. Please contact George Palton for more details, (765) 658.4118 or georgepalton@depauw.edu.

This event is FREE to all participants.



Saturday, April 4, 2020: Sample Schedule

9:30 a.m. | Registration (Green Center for the Performing Arts, Great Hall)

10:00 a.m. | Welcome Message, Dr. George Palton, Associate Director of Admissions, School of Music (GPCA, Thompson Recital Hall)

10:30 a.m. | Sessions:

School of Music Faculty Master Classes on Preparing for College Auditions (GCPA, various locations)
Please bring your instrument and music.

Parent Meeting: “Admissions and Financial Aid” with Amanda Ryan, Director of Admission (Wallace Stewart Commons)

Music Educators Workshop: “Tips for Teaching Students to Practice” with Dr. Nancy Summitt (Hoover Dining Hall, Daseke Room)

Noon | Lunch provided (Hoover Dinning Hall, Wallace Stewart Commons)

12:30 p.m. | “Degree Programs in the DePauw University School of Music and Life as a Music Major” with Associate Dean, Dr. Caroline Jetton (Hoover Dinning Hall, Wallace Stewart Commons)

1:15 p.m. | “ 21CM” with Dr. Mark Rabideau, Director of the 21st-Century Musician Initiative (Hoover Dinning Hall, Wallace Stewart Commons)

2:00 p.m. | Sessions:

“College Interview Preparation” with Dr. Mark Rabideau and DePauw School of Music students (Hoover Dinning Hall, Wallace Stewart Commons)

Parent and Music Educator Campus Tour (departing from Hoover Dinning Hall)


Student musicians: Click here to register.

Music educators: Click here to register.