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How to Apply

Conservatory of Music ...from Bach to Broadway...

The Conservatory Admission Office at Baldwin Wallace University is happy to guide prospective music students through the application and audition process. We are committed to providing the tools you need to make an informed decision about your selection of a college and music school.  You are encouraged to schedule a campus visit and to request a music specific information session and campus tour.  Our new Conservatory complex will open soon!

Application Instructions

You may submit your application to the College and Conservatory in one of two ways:
Submit the BW o
nline application which includes the Conservatory Audition Supplement OR
Submit the
Common Application and the BW Common Application Supplement.

Send your $50 Audition Fee by check made out to Baldwin Wallace University, or submit electronically at bursar.bw.edu.

You must send your audition fee before your request to audition will be confirmed.

Students who wish to audition for Fall 2012 must have their application and audition fee portmarked by November 1, 2011 to audition in November; and by January 1 to audition in January or February.

Your Music Essay, Music Teacher Evaluation, and audition fee must be received prior to your audition.

Audition Dates

All dates listed below are for Fall 2012 Admission

Fall Semester 2011
Friday, November 11, 2011-Music Theatre
Saturday, November 12, 2011-Instrumental, Voice and Music Theatre

Spring Semester 2012
Friday, January 20, 2012-Music Theatre
Saturday, January 21, 2012-Voice and Music Theatre
Friday, February 3, 2012-Music Theatre
Saturday, February 4, 2012-Voice and Music Theatre
Saturday, February 11, 2012-Instrumental
Friday, February 24, 2012-Music Theatre
Saturday, February 25, 2012-Instrumental, Voice and Music Theatre

Contact Information

Anita S. Evans - Associate Director of Admission
Baldwin Wallace University
275 Eastland Road
Berea, OH  44017-2088
Office: (440) 826-2368
Fax: (440) 826-6980

Toll Free: 1-866-BW-MUSIC

Recorded Auditions

Instrumentalists who wish to upload a recorded audition may do so at this web address: digitalaudition.bw.edu.

Decision Letters regarding your status for the College and Conservatory are sent by December 15 or March 20; after you have auditioned and your application with all supporting credentials is complete.