Click on the relevant discipline below for portfolio requirement specifications.
Please submit recordings of two contrasting pieces, 3 to 5 minutes each.
- For instrumentalists: classical or jazz selections, either solo or accompanied
- For vocalists: classical, musical theater, or jazz; solo selections only
- For composers: submit a score and recording of your composition
Please submit 10 to 20 photos of your art.
Please submit a video of one or two, 3- to 5-minute selections from a performance or studio work. If submitting a group performance, ensure that you are clearly identifiable.
If you are submitting the Common Application go to vassar.slideroom.com, select the program and round in which you are applying, and submit materials through that program. For example, if you are applying in Early Decision I and submitting a dance portfolio, select “Dance: Early Decision I.”
If you submitted the Common Application and received a fee waiver, this will automatically apply to Slideroom.
Coalition or QuestBridge Application
If you are submitting the QuestBridge or Coalition Application go to vassar.slideroom.com, select the “Non-Common App” option for the program and round in which you are applying and submit your materials. For example, if you are applying in Early Decision I and submitting a dance portfolio, you would click on “Dance (Non-Common App): Early Decision I.”
If you submitted the QuestBridge or Coalition Application and require a Slideroom fee waiver, please email Admission to make that request.
Questions about music, art, and dance portfolios?
Please email James Gallagher.