Apply to the Music Academy

The Colburn Music Academy is focused on providing pre-college musicians quality music education that will prepare them to study classical music in post-secondary institutions and to perform at an elite level. Acceptance is a highly selective process among students who already have demonstrated a qualified level of musicianship and performance abilities.

We invite you to explore the Music Academy viewbook.

Keep reading for more information on how to apply to the Colburn Music Academy.


The application deadline for the 2021–22 school year has passed.

The application for the 2022–23 school year will be available here in late November.


All applicants who pass the pre-screening round will be invited to participate in an audition in March 2022.