Prepare Your Digital Submission

Instrumental Music

Your art form specific digital submission must include:

-- Scales and/or Rudiments
-- Prepared Solo(s)  

-- Personal Question 

3 videos total, video must be .MP4 

Guidelines for Recording Your Video
Videos which do not adhere to guidelines will not be reviewed.

-- Record your video in a clearly defined interior space with a neutral background that is free of 
   creases and breaks.

-- Shoot straight on, leaving the camera in one location. You and your hands must be visible the entire

-- No edits, splicing, stops or pauses are allowed. 

--No human or technological assistance (metronomes, tuners) are allowed.

--No accompaniment (live, recorded or electronic) is allowed.

-- A live analog clock must be displayed and easily visible in the background for the entire length of the

Media Submission Requirements for Portfolio & Personal Question Video

-- Save and name your file as “IMdigitalsubmission_ last name."

-- Upload the file in the correct space provided.

-- When uploading, be sure to upload any video to your computer first and verify that image is upright    
   (not sideways) and plays smoothly.


All applicants must submit Scales and/or Rudiments, Prepared Solo per instrument, and an answer to the Personal Question. 

However, depending on your instrument, your Digital Submission may look a little different.  

Click on the more detailed requirements below for your particular instrument.