Degree program, scholarship, tuition and admissions information, including graduate audition requirements and dates, is available online. If you have questions and can’t find the answers in the online materials, please contact the Graduate Admissions Coordinator.

Audition Dates for 2020-21 Admission


  • Prescreening Submission deadline: December 1, 2019
  • Prescreening submissions for fall 2019 entry must be uploaded and submitted with the Butler School of Music application by the date above. Prescreening auditions are required for all voice and opera applicants.

On-Campus Auditions

  • Opera Auditions
    • January 18, 2020
    • January 25, 2020
  • Opera Coaching Auditions
    • January 17, 2020
  • Opera Directing Interviews
    • January 17, 2020


Graduate Degrees

Master of Music in Opera Performance

Master of Music in Opera Coaching

Master of Music in Opera Directing

Master of Music in Vocal Performance

Doctor of Musical Arts in Opera Performance

Doctor of Musical Arts in Opera Coaching

Doctor of Musical Arts in Opera Directing

Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance

Artist Diploma

For more details, please visit the Graduate Degrees page on the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music website.