Apply & Audition for BUTI

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No doubt about it—BUTI will deliver something you can’t find anywhere else. Here, you’ll meet new people, pursue your passion (or discover a new one), and open your mind to the world and the people in it. No matter where you come from, you’ll fit right in. 

How to Apply

Prior to applying, we recommend you read these Frequently Asked Questions. The following is required to be considered for BUTI:

Admissions Application

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live or recorded, see information below, including repertoire requirements

Personal Statements

Follow this link to see 2022 prompts for written and video statements.


recommender’s email address submitted within the Admissions Application

Scholarship Application

optional, found within the Admissions Application

Application Fee of $80.00

see information below regarding reduced or waived application fees


Audition Information

BUTI accepts both live auditions and recorded auditions. BUTI recommends unaccompanied auditions for instrumental auditions. If an instrumentalist chooses to use a pianist for their audition, however, they will not be penalized. Vocalists are required to audition with piano accompaniment. BUTI does not provide accompanists. Composition applications are required to submit scores to fulfill audition requirements.

Admissions Timeline

  • Application Launches | November 1, 2021
  • Applications Due | January 21, 2022 (applications will be still be accepted after this date on a rolling basis)
  • Priority Decisions (application submitted by January 21) have been released!