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●     Applications and packets are available on the BISFA website


●     Application deadline is no later than December 4, 2021.

●     Every student who submits an application will have the opportunity to audition and/or submit a portfolio, depending on the departments' specific application requirements. Audition/interview dates and times will be mailed in early January.

●     Students may audition up to two disciplines, and they are encouraged to do so.

●     Each year, auditions become more and more competitive.

●     Audition dates are three Saturdays in January and the first two Saturdays in February.  Specific dates and times will be communicated after application is received.

●     Please read the audition packets carefully, and arrive fully prepared for your audition/interview.  Each discipline is individualized in their requirements. Vocal music applicants require a separate Musical School Director Recommendation, if applicable.

●     For live auditions - please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your audition time for check in.

●     All auditions are closed. Parents may wait in the lobby during the audition or drop their student off, depending on the length of their audition. The time frame and location for auditions is different for each discipline and will be listed on their audition date/time letter.

●     Results will be mailed in late March, 2022.  If accepted, the student and parent must sign the Letter of Commitment and return to the audition coordinator.

●     All students will receive a result letter. 

●     If a student is placed on a waiting list, the enclosed postcard must be signed and returned. If a position becomes available, prior to the school year, they will be contacted.

●     If a student is accepted in more than one discipline, the student must then make a decision to enroll in one of them, and specify this on the Letter of Commitment.


Any questions, contact Ms. Viki Gipe, Audition Coordinator

(301) 766-8840 or [email protected]