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Admission & Aid

Admissions Information

Choosing a music program that will prepare you for your professional career is one of the most important decisions you will make. At the Lamont School of Music, you will progress through a conservatory-level education within the outstanding liberal arts environment of the University of Denver. With the guidance of our distinguished faculty of artist-teachers, you'll gain the skills and know-how necessary to thrive as a musician. 

Undergraduate Admission

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  • All application materials, including DU's Pioneer Application or the Common Application, are due by January 15.

Area-Specific Requirements

Every area of study has specific audition or portfolio requirements. Learn more on the Lamont Studios page.

Graduate Admission

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  • All application materials for the majority of Lamont's masters and certificate programs are due January 15.
  • All application materials for Orchestral Conducting and the Artist Diploma are due December 15.

Area-Specific Requirements

Every area of study has specific audition or portfolio requirements. Learn more on the Lamont Studios page.

Audition Dates

Applicants must successfully complete an audition or have portfolio materials reviewed before being offered admission to the Lamont School of Music.

Admitted students must begin their studies in the fall quarter. New students normally may not enroll mid-year.

The 2020 Audition Days are: 

  • January 25
  • February 1 
  • February 8

Admission Events and College Fairs

Come meet us! The Lamont Office of Admission participates in college fairs and events throughout the country. If you're traveling to Denver, we'd love to meet you and show you around. To set up your visit, call 303-871-6973 or email [email protected].

Lamont is a co-host for the Denver Music College Fair, taking place Friday, October 4 at the King Center in downtown Denver. Click here for more information.

To see if we’re coming to a city near you, click here.

Our Admissions Team

Financial Aid

Both merit- and need-based financial support options are available to Lamont students. This aid comes in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and graduate teaching assistantships. Learn more about the opportunities and how to apply: